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Alejandro Marangoni"I learn more from INFORM every month than from all my reading and reviewing activities. This is very high value for the membership." 
-Alejandro G. Marangoni, PhD, Professor and CRC Chair, Dept. Food Science, University of Guelph

Nov/December 2018

Nov/Dec 2018Trends in synthetic and natural antioxidants for shelf life extension of meat and meat products

Oilseeds in Sudan: poised for growth

Flying jet plasma: a logistic, powerful catalyzing agent for chemical and biological processes

October 2018

October 2018Hydrocolloid-based structuring of edible oil

Comparison of analytical methodologies for the analysis of 3-MCPD and glycidyl esters in infant formula

The icing on the cake




September 2018

September 2018Enhancing oxidative stability and shelf life of frying oils with antioxidants

Healthy oils: a process to obtain diglyceride-rich edible vegetable oils

2018–2019 Approved Chemists

July/August 2018

July/August 2018Under arrest: investigating factors that govern partial coalescence

Highlights from Minneapolis

2018 Annual Meeting & Expo photo tour




June 2018

June 2018Unconventional Oils

Using shea-based formulations to overcome post-hardening in bakery shortenings

How collagen hydrolysate works on your skin and joints

May 2018

May 2018Beauty from within

Plant-based proteins: an alternative to synthetic emulsifiers

Eastern red cedar: cedarwood oil extraction and bioactivity




April 2018

April 2018Pulses rising

Quantitative physical stability analysis of concentrated, fragrance-infused liquid fabric care dispersions

Visualizing the oilseed lipidome

March 2018

March 2018Lessons learned from Hurricane Harvey

Oil modification: solution or problem for 3-monochloro-1,2-propanediol (3-MCPD) and glycidyl esters (GE) mitigation?

Poly-phenolic branched-chain fatty acids as potential bio-based, odorless, liquid antimicrobial agents

February 2018

February 2018Clean meat

Oxidative stability of oils and fats

Development of novel omega-3 nano-microdelivery systems by electrohydrodynamic processes




November/December 2017

NovDec2017Strategic role of peanuts in sustainable global food security

Milk fat triacylglycerol packing within processed cheese products

Mixed alcohol transesterification of mustard oil

October 2017

October 2017Science beyond borders: international student exchange

2016-2017 AOCS Laboratory Proficiency Program winners

Cannabis extraction for better quality, health, safety, and products

September 2017

September 2017Clean label: the next generation

How to choose drop-in replacements for active ingredients in existing liquid laundry detergent formulations

Unraveling the power of microcellulosic fibers




July/August 2017

July/August 2017Science snapshots from Orlando

AOCS 2017 award recipients

Georges Chavanne and the first biodiesel

June 2017

June 2017Science snapshots from Orlando

AOCS 2017 award recipients

Georges Chavanne and the first biodiesel

May 2017

May 2017The whys and wherefores of life-cycle assessment

The effect of monoglyceride incorporation on the solvent absorption and mechanical properties of glycerol-based polymer films

A bio-renewable surfactant with a trick up its sleeve




April 2017

April 2017China’s evolving edible oils industry

A rapid analytical method for detecting fraud in peanut oil

Multiple regression analysis to predict palm oil behavior for confectionery applications

March 2017

March 2017The mysterious case of the arsenolipids

Gene combinations for production of bioactive and industrial oils

The oil of oregano (Origanum vulgare)

February 2017

February 2017Red palm oil

Authenticity of plant oils in the market

Optimizing the use of biomass waste through co-pyrolysis




January 2017

January 2017Chia: Superfood or superfad?

Recovering oil from spent bleaching earth

Gut-brain endocannabinoid signaling as a fatty acid sensor

November/December 2016

November/December 2016Generational training divide

Food emulsifier fundamentals

Using microfluidic tools to understand emulsification

October 2016

October 2016The highs and lows of cannabis testing

Cleaning oxidative-stability-index equipment components

Efficient optimization of deodorization through process simulation studies




September 2016

September 2016The whys and wherefores of life-cycle assessment

The effect of monoglyceride incorporation on the solvent absorption and mechanical properties of glycerol-based polymer films

A bio-renewable surfactant with a trick up its sleeve

July/August 2016

July/August 2016Good vibrations: online and at-line monitoring of edible oils with vibrational spectroscopy

Predicting the interfacial tension change at optimum formulation for enhanced oil recovery

MALDI MS applications for rapid analysis of food lipids

June 2016

June 2016Benchtop NMR spectroscopy for meat authentication

How to get premium laundry detergency

Ultra-high pressure homogenization for “cleaner” reduced-fat emulsions




May 2016

May 2016Coconut oil boom

Aqueous enzymatic oil extraction as a green processing method

Understanding the oil-gelling properties of natural waxes

April 2016

April 2016Sink or swim: fish oil supplements and human health

TD-NMR and chemometrics for fat analysis in food through packaging

Critical design phases for upgrading oilseeds facilities

March 2016

March 2016Minimizing process contaminants in edible oils

Pulsed electric field: groundbreaking technology for improving olive oil extraction

Health effects of individual saturated fatty acids




February 2016

February 2016Prescribing dietary fat: therapeutic uses of ketogenic diets

Creating corporate memory

Fundamentals of energy savings and recovery

January 2016

January 2016Are emerging deep eutectic solvents (DES) relevant for lipase-catalyzed lipophilizations?

FT-NIR analysis of lecithin

Organogels of vegetable oil with plant wax

November/December 2015

November/December 2015The power of peptides

Oleaginous yeast convert glycerol to triacylglycerol

Enhancing stability of olive oils by enrichment with natural ingredients




October 2015

October 2015Separation anxiety: membrane cleaning in the 21st century

Next-generation cleaning products that “have it all”

Biobased solvent replacements that perform, comply, and satisfy

September 2015

September 2015Using direct solid phase extraction to analyze persistent organic pollutants in oily food samples

Bio-based polyamide gellants for novel product forms and functionality

Color measurement made easy

July/August 2015

July/August 2015A longer shelf life, naturally?

Natural solutions for improved stability of omega-3 oils and omega-3-enriched foods

Pinpointing sources of DEHP contamination in olive oil




June 2015

June 2015Big fat controversy: changing opinions about saturated fats

Designing excipient foods to improve oral bioavailability of nutraceuticals

Rapid detection of active bacteria in cold-pressed hemp seed oil

May 2015

May 2015Use of spent bleaching earth for economic and environmental benefit

Glycerolysis pretreatment of high FFA feedstocks

Evolving co-products from the ethanol industry

April 2015

April 2015An introduction to cosmetic technology

Rhamnolipids and related biosurfactants for cosmetics and cosmeceutical markets

Scientific activism for cosmetic chemists