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13 Oct, 6 tweets, 3 min read
Revealed: Some of the UK’s most popular dairy products, including Cadbury’s chocolate, Anchor and Clover butter, Cravendale milk and Cathedral City cheddar, are being linked to destroying the Brazilian rainforest.…
The Cerrado forest in Brazil is being destroyed to make soya, which is used to feed farm animals. The milk from these cattle is then sold to big manufacturers including Cadbury, Arla and Saputo.

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An investigation by ITV News, @TBIJ and @UE found that food conglomerate Cargill is sourcing soya from recently deforested land in Brazil.…
Private landowners in Brazil are allowed to destroy some forests for farming. Dr Marta Giannichi from Brazil's Environment Ministry told ITV News she doesn’t see a problem with the practice being legal.

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Read the full investigation into how some of the UK’s most popular dairy products have been linked to deforestation in Brazil:…
How can you make sure the food you buy isn't contributing to destroying forests?…

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Many of the products - including smart TVs and laptops - are often new and unused.…

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A leaked document showed more than 124,000 items marked as 'destroy' in just a week.


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More here:…
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