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Oils and Fats News March 2008

Conference News Plans are proceeding well for the two day Functional Foods and Edible Oils – The Future conference in November. Eighteen of the twenty two speakers are now virtually confirmed and we will be putting the programme and brochure on the website in about a month. Note that sales of the book “Handbook of Australasian Edible Oils” are continuing but take-up is a little slow and we encourage people to visit the website and take advantage of the offer. www.foodworks.co.nz/oilsfats/ Italian police crack down…

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Oils & Fats News October 2007

{{unknown}}AGM and Book Launch A sunny day at the picturesque Villa Maria Winery in Mangere was the perfect setting for the launch of the book “Handbook of Australasian Edible Oils”. This book is now available and can be ordered by downloading the order form on the Oils and Fats website. At the AGM the current committee were re-elected and a vote of heartfelt thanks was given to the Editor of the book Professor Charmian J. O’Connor. The treasurer Shane Lal featured recently in the July…

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Oils & Fats News September 2004

The Culinary Oils Teach-in Workshop This exciting event is scheduled to happen at HortResearch on November 24 th. It’s an all day event which promises to be educational and enjoyable. The top quality food alone is worth the attendance!! Age Related Macular Degeneration This was the topic of recent controversy on Channel 7 in Australia recently. Dr Beaumont, an opthamologist drew an unsubstantiated correlation between this disease and the consumption of vegetable oils.The CSIRO were quick to put out a statement opposing this unscientific conclusion.…

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