Tag Archives: lipid nutrition


Oils and Fats News June 2013

AGM This year’s AGM and dinner will be held at the Northern Club on July 23rd. Those wanting to attend should just email the secretary and the official notice with payment details will go out in mid June. The price will be $50.00 including wine. More on Toxic Oil book Recently Reviewed by Dr. Peter Clifton, University of South Australia and Bill Shrapnel talking about the best-selling book on lipid nutrition  in which they say  the book has the power to influence the national diet…

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Oils and Fats News October 2008

TACKLING FATTY FOODS WINS SCIENTIST A VICTORIA FELLOWSHIP Honour for Dr Amy Richards- an Invited Speaker at the Functional Foods Conference-we wish her our congratulations Dr Amy Richards is tackling one of the big challenges for the food industry – working out how to replace bad fats with good fats to develop healthier food products. And with Australia surpassing all other countries with respect to obesity levels, Dr Richards’ research into fats and oils has never been so important. The CSIRO postdoctoral fellow based at…

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Oils & Fats News December 2004/January 2005

A Safe & Happy New Year to you all and here’s to a prosperous 2005 for everyone. Culinary Oils Seminar 54 people from various disciplines attended this one-day event at Hort Research in Auckland on the 24th November. Laurence Eyres (Chairman) commenced the day by discussing processing methods and quality outcomes and re-emphasized the need for GMP (good manufacturing practice) and hygiene in the plant.  The key parameters for quality of high value oils are exclusion of oxygen and removal of water and solid material. …

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