Iceland blocked from airing palm oil-focused Christmas advert

Madeleine Cuff
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A still from the Rang-tan advert by Iceland
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A still from the Rang-tan advert by Iceland

Advert showing destruction of orangutan's rainforest habitat to make space for palm oil plantations has been blocked by Clearcast over accusations it is too political

Iceland had planned to make a splash this year in the hotly contested battle for the title of most memorable Christmas advert with a hard-hitting animated offering spotlighting the role of palm oil in...

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