• Iceland pulls ad showing palm oil harvesters terrorizing orangutans for being too political

    11 days ago - By Business Insider

    Ad-regulators refused to clear a Christmas commercial for Iceland, a British supermarket, that showed humans terrorizing orangutans for palm oil.
    Clearance body Clearcast banned the ad for Iceland because it was "political," and broke the UK's 2003 Communications Act.
    It shows sinister machines tearing down trees and scaring critically endangered orangutans.
    Iceland won't sell palm oil products after 2018, and made the advert with Greenpeace to highlight the environmental impact.
    Iceland will release the advert on social media, where the regulator has no jurisdiction.
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  • Iceland's Christmas ad banned for being ‘too political'

    Iceland's Christmas ad banned for being ‘too political'

    11 days ago - By RT

    Discount supermarket chain Iceland is facing off with UK ads regulator Clearcast over a Christmas ad campaign which has been banned from TV for being too political.
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