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Oils and Fats News December 2012

Upper limit for omega-3 In July 2012, the European Food Safety Authority (EFSA) published an opinion on the upper level for EPA and DHA long chain polyunsaturated fatty acids The decision came after a 2011 study by the German Federal Institute for Risk Assessment (BfR) reported that high consumption of omega-3 fortified foods could exceed the 1.5g recommended daily intake of DHA and EPA. The EFSA panel noted: “At observed intake levels, consumption of omega-3 LC–PUFA has not been associated with adverse affects in healthy…

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Oils and Fats News January 2012

AAOCS Adelaide This was an excellent meeting in November and the synopsis of the event has been written up by Matt Miller and is on the oils and fats website. www.oilsfats.org.nz The group in collaboration with the Universities is planning a one day training session on the use of edible oils in the food industry. The date has been set for August 29th at Massey Albany. More details to follow as planning gets underway. Olive Oil and Pancreatis Substances found in virgin olive oil and…

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Oils and Fats News August 2010

The group’s AGM and annual social dinner is being planned for Tuesday August 17th at a local Mt. Eden Restaurant (Cazador). This is not a typical bureaucratic meeting but is intended as a social mixer for anybody, their friends, and colleagues and partners who are vaguely interested in the oily stuff. There will be a notice sent out to members of the group. Contact eyresy@gmail.com Standard for Olive Oil Standards Australia is working on an overall Australian standard for all grades of olive oil. The…

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