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. 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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REVIEW: Phospholipid Technology and Applications

Phospholipid Technology and Applications   Edited by Frank D. Gunstone,  Scottish Crop Research Institute, Dundee, Scotland. April 2008. Hard cover. 213 pages, 45 figures, 28 tables and 553 references. ISBN 978-0-9552512-2-1. Volume 22 in The Oily Press Lipid Library. Price £85 or US$174. This is book number 22 in a series of pertinent, well-written and informative books from the Oily press (now part of Woodhead Publishing). It consists of eight chapters, 200 pages of text and a host of vital references. The 14 contributors are…

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REVIEW: Handbook of Australasian Edible Oils

Handbook of Australasian Edible Oils Edited by Charmian J O’Connor; Managing Editor Laurence Eyres, Oils and Fats Specialist Group of the New Zealand Institute of Chemistry, Auckland, New Zealand. 2007, 297 pp, paperback ISBN 978-0-473-12283-6. Price: NZ$80.00. The Handbook of Australasian Edible Oils arose from a perceived need to collect in one place much of the information provided at seminars, conferences and meetings of the Oils and Fats Group of the New Zealand Institute of Chemistry that have taken place over the past 25 years. Moreover, it was acknowledged that edible oil practices in…

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