While we don’t have as clear an outcome as we would have liked, palm oil labelling has progressed. We have just had word that the ‘Ministerial Forum on Food Regulation’ has agreed to progress development of a policy for clear labelling of vegetable oils but they chose against initiating the formal policy process as we… Read More


  Public health professionals and groups have come out strongly in favour of clearer labelling of vegetable oils and have signed their support in an open letter to Ministers of the Ministerial Forum that will be deciding whether mandatory labelling of vegetable oils should proceed to the final stages of policy development. Some of the signatories… Read More


Last week, Wellington Zoo hosted Unmask Palm Oil for a series of talks. In the evening session we were joined by Celia Wade Brown, Mayor of Wellington City Council who has formally committed the Council to lobbying for mandatory labelling of vegetable oils  … Read More


Unmask Palm Oil has teamed up alongside seventeen leading Zoo-based conservation and wildlife organisations across Australia and New Zealand to urgently drive the transition to Certified Sustainable Palm Oil (CSPO) to protect the homes of endangered species like orangutan and tigers. We have launchd the Responsible Palm Oil Network, with the release of a Position Statement calling… Read More


New Zealand’s major zoos have joined the call for mandatory labelling of palm oil by throwing their support behind Unmask Palm Oil with our Ask for Choice campaign. Take action at www.unmaskpalmoil.com/takeaction… Read More


MEDIA RELEASE Monday, 15 August 2016 New Zealand’s four major zoos are throwing their support behind Unmask Palm Oil in a campaign that’s calling on Kiwis to join them in demanding clear labelling of palm oil on all food products. Ahead of a key vote on labelling being held on 25 November, the ‘Ask for… Read More


MEDIA RELEASE Friday, 27 May 2016 from Unmask Palm Oil and Zoos Victoria The majority of New Zealand and Australians agree that palm oil should be labelled on food products and expect their Governments to mandate it according to recent polling. The dual-nation poll by UMR and commissioned by Zoos Victoria showed 92% of New… Read More