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Dec 12, 2014

Do you know what's in your Christmas pud?


Shoppers are being urged to read the label when buying their Christmas pudding this year in a bid to save species, like the orangutan, from extinction.

From tomorrow (December 13), new labelling laws will mean food products must state the source of any oil or fat ingredient including palm oil, the production of which had led to the destruction of habitats of orangutans and many other endangered species.

In light of these changes, the British and Irish Association of Zoos and Aquariums (BIAZA) is working with The Jane Goodall Institute, The Orangutan Foundation and its 108 members to raise awareness of the importance of carefully considering ingredients in a product before purchase.



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