Cargill accused of deforesting

April 2007
ICIS Chemical Business;4/9/2007, Vol. 2 Issue 61, p34
Trade Publication
The article reports on the accusation by environmental group Greenpeace against Cargill for deforestation. Officials of Greenpeace said that a soya processing and shipping facility, built by Cargill, has been closed down by the Brazilian Environment Agency, pending an assessment of its environmental impact. Greenpeace claimed that the facility was a source of controversy after it was discovered that areas of the Amazon had been destroyed to grow soya, which was then shipped to Europe.


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