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Three paths forward for sustainable palm oil
Palm oil demand is at an all-time high. To maintain a sustainable supply, governments and NGOs are certifying environmentally responsible plantations, researchers are improving oil extraction, and microbes are making palm oil through fermentation. Read about the latest efforts to ensure sustainable palm oil.
2022 AOCS Award Winners
Meet the individuals and institutions AOCS honored this year for taking research and technology to the next level, advancing the quality and depth of the profession, and leveraging their knowledge for the benefit of the Society.
Assessing a recent report on the association between palm oil and cancer metastasis
Last December, a report in Nature described a set of experiments involving human cells and palmitic acid. The authors of the report concluded that consuming palm oil increases the potential for cancer metathesis. In this article, nutrition science expert, Elaine Krul, contradicts their claim.
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