Saturday, June 16, 2012

AOCS Newsletter Highlights -June 2012

The monthly AOCS email newsletter just went out. If you would like to receive it you may opt-in here.

AOCS to Meet in Singapore and Nagasaki

AOCS is extending its reach to the Asian market, hosting Singapore 2012: World Conference on Fabric and Home Care in October while also serving as a joint sponsor of the World Congress on Oleo Science in Nagasaki, Japan, the previous month.

inform FREE Features

This month’s free articles look at the outside (personal care) and inside (dietary fat). First, find out how hydrocolloids are being used in personal care products as manufacturers search for new ways to provide “all-natural” labels. Next, read about a prospective, preliminary study linking sperm quality and production in humans to dietary fat intake.

3-MCPD News

An RSS feed is now available for the AOCS Process Contaminants / 3-MCPD resources web page. Participants will be notified when new information is posted, allowing them to stay current on the most recent news. Subscribe to the feed.

Book of the Month and a Free eChapter!

Save $100 on Basics of Edible Oil Processing and Refining Short Course DVD and you will also receive by email — FREE — the eChapter, "Cleaning Edible Oil Processing Equipment,” from the AOCS/SFA Edible Oils Manual, 2nd Edition. 
Use coupon code BOM0612 to receive the discount.


Laboratory Proficiency Program Approved Chemist application deadline
Applications are due June 15 for the Laboratory Proficiency Program Approved Chemist program. Download the application (.pdf)

AOCS Nominations and Elections Committee Seeks Candidates for 2013-2014 Governing Board
Self nominations are welcomed and encouraged. To be considered, you must complete an AOCS Prospective Board Member Questionnaire.

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