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Opinion: Will UK supermarket Iceland’s palm oil ban help reduce orangutan deaths?

Retail chain Iceland has decided to remove palm oil from its own label brands and has caused controvery through a "banned" commerical advertising the move. But is it just a publicity stunt?

Iceland, the UK supermarket chain, has been labelled “hypocritical” by Malaysia’s Minister of Primary Industries for generating publicity using an old Greenpeace anti-palm oil TV advert.

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