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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 & Fats News June 2007

Omega-3 Supplements There has been a recent market survey of the quality and composition of 29 of the Omega-3 supplements on the New Zealand market carried out by Consumer magazine. They tested the quality of 29 fish oil and fish oil combination supplements from supermarkets, pharmacies and health food stores. They also checked whether the levels of omega-3 in the capsules stacked up to what was claimed on the label. Four products were oxidised above acceptable levels and three of these products were well within…

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