Members of the International Food and Beverage Alliance have enhanced their commitment to WHO's goal of phasing out industrially produced trans fat from the global food supply by 2023.
The European Commission is calling for comments on a proposal to limit the amount of trans fats to 2 grams per 100 grams of fat.
Pura Shef-pro Premium Butter Replacer is a premium alternative to butter. With the same melting point characteristics, colour and flavour as butter, the butter replacer is suitable for total or partial butter replacement.
Arjuna Naturals Extracts has launched its natural preservative formulation for combating oxidation, thermal degradation and hydrolytic rancidity, and extending the frying cycle of vegetable oils.
Knowing how edible oils such as canola deteriorate can provide valuable insight into deterioration prevention.
MQuant Free Fatty Acids visual test strips can indicate the quality of frying oil in as little as 30 s.
CSIRO and Nuseed Pty Ltd have applied to Food Standards Australia New Zealand (FSANZ) requesting that the Australia New Zealand Food Standards Code is changed to permit food from a genetically modified canola line that produces an omega-3 fatty acid, and submissions are invited on this application.
Olive oil adulteration for the purpose of financial gain has become one of the biggest sources of agricultural fraud in the EU.
Polaris has developed a European algal oil that is pure, natural, sustainable and vegetarian, and is also highly stable.
Eleven of the world's largest food and beverage companies have pledged to phase out industrially produced trans fat by the end of 2018.
It seems that bad karma is the cause of massive oil palm crop failures.
There are good reasons to diversify into other edible oils, but it will take strategic thinking, says Bhavani Shankar.
The FDA is poised to take action to phase out the remaining trans fat in the US's food supply.
NepTrim is a range of fat replacement products for use in food manufacturing. The products are designed to partially replace fat and reduce calories in food products, particularly baked goods.
Trans fat, derived from the partial hydrogenation of vegetable oils, is present in many processed foods and bakery items. But in the US the FDA is currently reviewing evidence that trans fats are not generally recognised as safe (GRAS) for any use in food.