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Fish oil in functional foods: useful links

This is a list of additional resources for the focus story Fish oil in functional foods.

Manufacturing microencapsulated omega-3 in New Zealand
A news article published in the Massey News about the opening of the Speirs Nutritionals factory to manufacture the microencapsulated omega-3 in Marton.

Food labelling poster
A downloadable poster from FSANZ providing details of all the information found on a food label.
www.foodstandards.gov.au/consumer/labelling/documents/Food Labels Posterfinal .pdf

Health and nutrition claims on labels
An explanation of the regulations relating to making various types of health and nutrition claims on labels from Food Standards Australia New Zealand.

An overview of functional foods
Information on functional foods, their background and potential for the future from Massey University.

Food by design
Information on the research behind functional foods including an introduction to microencapsulation of omega-3, published in Massey Research, Issue 3, October 2006, pp. 38–40 available at:
www.massey.ac.nz/massey/fms//Massey News/Massey Research/pdf/Research-2006.pdf


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