Author: Kirstie A Goggin

Ensuring the safety and reliability of foods and other products in agricultural supply chains. A case study involving vegetable oils.

Kirstie A Goggin,
Denis J Murphy
Summary The growing complexity of global supply chains means that ensuring the safety and authenticity of food and non-food agricultural products is an ever-increasing challenge. This article focuses on fats, which, together with proteins and carbohydrates, make up the bulk of the human diet. Over 86% of globally consumed edible fats are plant-derived (or vegetable) oils. In contrast, animal-derived fats account for about 14% of worldwide oil and fat consumption, mostly in developed …