Reuters: Asian palm oil giants take action over green group’s rainforest probe

Two Asian palm oil traders that supply to a list of major consumer brands are investigating two mills accused this week of buying from an illegal plantation in Indonesian rainforest that is home to endangered orangutans.

A Rainforest Action Network (RAN) expose, released on Monday, found Golden Agri-Resources (GAR) and Musim Mas Group purchased palm oil from two mills that sourced palm fruit from a small, privately-owned plantation on Sumatra island. (Read More)