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palm oil deforestation

Many of you will have read about the debate surrounding the importation of Palm Kernel Extract into New Zealand  as a cheap form of protein  to feed to the nation’s growing dairy herd.

There are many who question the reasoning behind  and question why we should be importing feed for dairy cows  if the country  can not be self sustaining  in providing feed .

Many of us do not really know much about the total palm oil industry and  this article attracted my attention   and makes for interesting reading .

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