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Mars says palm-oil use now deforestation-free

Mars says palm-oil use now deforestation-free

MCLEAN, Va. — Mars Inc. announced it reached a milestone in its social responsibility efforts after trimming the ranks of palm-oil suppliers that can’t commit to preventing deforestation. Mars said October 6 that its use of palm oil in a variety of its chocolate confections is no longer contributing to the clearing of tropical forests,