Recent Oils and Fats News July/August

  The Omega-3 seminar at NZIFST conference¬† This was a well attended session at the recent conference in Palmerston North. Dr. Peter Nichols of CSIRO led the session by reviewing the science of omega-3, an update on producing LCPUFA in land plants and gave a summary of recent analyses on fish oil supplements by the TGA (Therapeutic Goods Act Authority). This latter analysis showed that the majority of supplements in Australasia met label claims and were not oxidised. This result is in stark contrast to…

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