# deforestation

A new report shows huge swaths of tropical forest land in Brazil and Bolivia being burnt down to grow soy for fast-food chains
Zoos and conservation groups are encouraging consumers to buy Halloween candy not made with palm oil
In Mexico, high avocado prices have led farmers to illegally cut down forests to make room for more avocado trees
Protestors draped a 100-foot banner across a Pepsi landmark in Queens, asking the company to stop using palm oil
Two of the world’s biggest instant ramen noodle producers have not adopted responsible palm oil policies

The company will begin developing ‘specific time-bound sourcing targets’ this year. 

KFC, Pizza Hut, and Taco Bell, under the umbrella of Yum! Brands, affirmed their commitment to reduce deforestation