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Edgar Chambers to lead international standards group

Thursday, April 26, 2012

Edgar Chambers IV

Edgar Chambers IV, distinguished professor and director of the Sensory Analysis Center, has been selected to chair the group that will develop a set of standards for the International Standards Organization’s Technical Committee on Sensory and Consumer Evaluation. The group met recently in Toulouse, France.

Chambers will lead development of an international standard for advertising claims substantiation based on sensory and consumer data. His group represents more than 50 countries around the world.

The center, which has satellite locations at K-State Olathe and in Bangkok, Thailand, is part of the department of human nutrition in the College of Human Ecology.

 Prepared by Human Ecology communications

This article was posted on Thursday, April 26, 2012, and is filed under College News, Food, Nutrition, Dietetics and Health, Sensory Analysis Center.