6th Grade Science

Processed Food Snacks’ Impact on the Environment

This ABC News report describes what is occurring to the habitats of the orangutan, due to increased palm oil usage.

This article describes which 20 companies, that provide snack food, are the largest contributors to the problem.

Students, check your wrappers to look for palm oil or vegetable oil to see if your snacks are ones that are contributing to the problem. Or, check for ingredient lists on-line, of your favorite snacks.

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