Salmonella isn't a pathogen to birds and reptiles for the same reason the vast majority of E. coli isn't a pathogen to humans, they are the native gut flora of the animals. Hygiene will go a long way from preventing illness form any potential pathogens. It is the added sugar that is the emulsifier. Palm oil is probably just solid at room temperature. Which isn't a good sign in terms how healthy a food it is, but it will slow the separation rate. The 'natural' peanut butters I've seen with palm oil also add sugar. True 'natural' ones don't add sugar. The Chinese are only encouraging coal outside China, and that's to appease their coal sector since they are cutting back coal use at home. Reports of new coal plants in China are for new, more efficient plants. They are shutting down older plants that generally require legal battles to do so in the US.