Palm Oil Guide and Scanner
By SGB Solutions, LLC
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The El Paso Zoo presents the Palm Oil Guide and Scanner. Find out what products contain palm oil and how to find alternative products without palm oil. From hand lotion to cosmetics and cookies – and even some “healthy” and organic items – palm oil is used in a variety of products we purchase every day, but the true cost of palm oil is the destruction of tropical forests. Oil palm plantations are expanding around the world as they clear rainforests to make way for larger and new palm production operations. Join the international boycott against products that contain palm oil and purchase similar products that do not contain palm oil. The choices you make every day will help decrease the demand for products that contain palm oil and help increase demand for products from responsible companies. Encourage companies that use palm oil to use alternative oils or palm oil that comes 100% from sustainable plantations that have agreed not to destroy wildlife habitats. Make the right choice today and help protect millions of wildlife and plant species like elephants, tigers, orangutans and countless other rainforest animals.
This scanner is designed to help you make better choices at the store when you purchase food and cosmetic products that might contain palm oil. The choices you make are critical to the survival millions of plants and animals, global efforts to protect biodiversity, the health of the ecosystem and the quality of life for people everywhere.
Sponsored by the El Paso Zoological Society
What's New in Version 1.2
Added indicators to history
Fixed facebook feed issue
Added additional palm oil synonyms
Updated about page
Activeness is awesome!!!
I love this app!!!! I use it everyday on most every product I purchase and dictate what I buy. I feel more passionate knowing I can do something to help at least. Perfect app.
I was so excited to find this app, but it keeps saying "connection error" although my other internet apps seem to be working fine. Tried to go to App Support and all I got was a page. No info. I don't want to give this app a poor rating, but I can't even get it to work. (The scanner seems to work, but the info isn't getting sent.) I am on iOS 7.1.1.
I love this app. It's super easy to use at the store and make rainforest-friendly selections.
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- Category: Health & Fitness
- Updated: Sep 11, 2013
- Version: 1.2
- Size: 7.0 MB
- Language: English
- Seller: SGB Solutions, LLC
- © 2013 El Paso Zoological Society
Compatibility: Requires iOS 6.1 or later. Compatible with iPhone, iPad, and iPod touch. This app is optimized for iPhone 5.