Addressing palm oil concerns


Palm progress: Malaysia is at the forefront of sustainable palm oil production, said Malaysian Palm Oil Council chairman Datuk Lee Yeow Chor. - File pic

A conference reveals that Malaysia is constantly seeking to improve the sustainability of its palm oil industry.

It is the world’s most consumed and used vegetable oil, yet it has come under more intense scrutiny and has been criticised more than any other type of oils and fats. What is it about palm oil that draws such flak?

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