Palm Oil Tax an Unhealthy Move

In early May, senators in the French Parlia­ment discussed a proposed Bill on biodiversity, nature and landscapes – commonly known as the Biodiversity Bill.

Although the text is lengthy, the Bill is still a clear demonstration of the common will of the French Parliament to put the debate on biodiversity on the right track. Like many others, I clearly support the stated intention of this Bill.

However, there is a … Read More


European Parliament Recommends Removing Trans Fats in Europe

Contrepoints – EU report shows that using palm oil can help improve health outcomes in Europe.

The European Parliament’s research service has published an important contribution to the European debate around trans fats. The Parliament’s eight-page document is currently on its website and anyone can clearly understand from reading it, what trans fats are and the impact they have today on public health.

The European Parliament’s document essentially reaches three … Read More