Fungability and palm oil

Armchair politics, ethical soapbox and current affairs. Place to discuss vegan ethics and general ethics and politics. Be nice.

Moderators: hardcore iv, fredrikw, JP, stateofflux, bronco

Fungability and palm oil

Postby jamesndawson » Fri Dec 23, 2016 10:02 pm

What's your opinion on the ethics of buying products containing palm oil.
Is the argument against buying palm oil based on "fungability" sound? I've listened to Unnatural Vegan's video and it's still very vague to me, but I don't have a head for these types of things.
Has her and similar arguments been critiqued on a technical level be vegans versed in economics?
I'm trying to avoid palm oil, but it's in my Silk creamer, and I'm not strong enough to give that up. I've got to have it in my coffee. Other brands are too expensive and don't seem to taste quite as good.
James
User avatar
jamesndawson
Active Member
 
Posts: 296
Joined: Fri Jul 07, 2006 1:07 am
Location: Spokane

Return to Ethics, Politics and Current Affairs

Who is online

Users browsing this forum: No registered users and 2 guests

cron