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Initiatives to Improve Palm Oil Traceability and Compliance to Required Quality Standards
December 7, 2021
10:00 AM - 11:00 AM

Please note the time zone for the webinar is CDT (Chicago, USA; UTC-5).

Presenter: Dr. Umi Salamah Ramli, Head Proteomics and Metabolomics Unit, Malaysian Palm Oil Board (MPOB), Malaysia Ir Shyam Lakshmanan, IOI Edible Oils Sdn Bhd, Malaysia Moderator and Chair: Dr. Ahmad Parveez Ghulam Kadir

Versatile analytical tools and processing innovations allow the palm oil industry to implement local and international certification standards more effectively and can support the branding of palm oil as sustainable, safe and of high quality in compliance with stringent trade requirements and consumer expectations. Umi Salamah Ramli, head of the proteomics and metabolomics unit at the Malaysian Palm Oil Board, will highlight alternatives to the traditional "paper trail" to ensure traceability, safety and authenticity of palm oil across the supply chain. Ir Shyam Lakshmanan, the general manager of an edible oil refining complex in Sandakan, Malaysia, will share his own experience and expertise as he describes the proactive measures industry players have taken combating the presence of 3-MCPDE and GE in processed palm oil in light of new European Commission (EC) limits.

About the Presenters:

Dr. Umi Salamah Ramli is the head of the proteomics and metabolomics unit at the Advanced Biotechnology and Breeding Centre, Malaysian Palm Oil Board (MPOB). Dr. Ramli has worked on a diverse range of projects, ranging from classical plant lipid biochemistry and flux control...

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