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Earthquake in Central Italy: How to Help

In a race against time, the search continues unabated in the hope of finding people still alive.

Jaén Seeks UNESCO Nod for its ‘Sea of Olives’

The provincial government of Jaén has been the leader in pursuing the recognition of the unique Andalusian terrain as a World Heritage Site.
Business

Olive Oil Sommelier Course Sold Out

The next session will be February 3-10, 2017, when all three levels of the course will be held. Registration for the February session will begin this fall.
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Health

Extra Virgin Olive Oil Better for Frying Fish

Researchers found that the cooking oil we choose determines the generation of toxic compounds during frying, "which can have a great influence on food safety and human health.”

EVOO Polyphenols May Provide Protection Against Platelet Aggregation in Cardiovascular Disease

Polyphenols in EVOO inhibit the platelet aggregation that can lead to abnormal clotting and increase the risk of heart attack and stroke.

Health Benefits of High-Phenolic Olive Oils Decoded through Gene Expressions

EVOO containing high levels of polyphenols improves insulin sensitivity and modulates different pathways in inflammatory cells of healthy subjects.
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Special Report

Earthquake in Central Italy: How to Help

In a race against time, the search continues unabated in the hope of finding people still alive.

Strategy to Contain Xylella Fastidiosa Organically Shows Promise

Researchers used organic substances to stimulate the plant's development of phytoalexins, which are barriers used in its internal war against the pathogen.
Olive Oil Times Special

Costco Switches Back to Italian for Private Label

After a one-year test with Greek oils, the world's second largest retailer has returned to Italy for its Kirkland Signature brand, saying it was "what members wanted."
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Special Report

Strategy to Contain Xylella Fastidiosa Organically Shows Promise

Researchers used organic substances to stimulate the plant's development of phytoalexins, which are barriers used in its internal war against the pathogen.

Farmers in Italy Optimistic as Harvest Season Nears

Following a crippling harvest two years ago, and a strong one last year, Italian farmers remain diligent and optimistic as the 2016 harvest approaches.
Olive Oil Times Feature

Waste Not: Novel Application of Olive Mill Waste as Food Antioxidant

Researchers found that the discoloration and oxidation of meat patties were significantly delayed when they were treated with olive waste extract.
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