Featured Australia, New Zealand Draft New Olive Oil Standards A draft of new olive oil standards for Australia and New Zealand reveals strict labeling guidelines, while leaving a key international EVOO benchmark unchanged. Richard Gawel on a Tear The noted expert and irreverent olive oil guy from Adelaide is known to lash out at bad olive oil, human rights affronts and whatever else annoys him. The Mediterranean Diet Revisited Thanks to an ever-growing body of evidence that it can prevent everything from heart disease to cancer, the Mediterranean diet sets a standard for long life and good health. Star Chef Recalls the Humble Cretan Tastes of his Childhood "When I prepare dishes that are based on wild greens and legumes, many of the locals may be offended by the simple ingredients that I use.” Yiannis Tsivourakis The Aqallal Family, Atlas Olive Oils "You only produce 'gran cru' from high quality olives that are fresh, clean and healthy. You then become obsessed by quality, aromas, flavors. It penetrates your body, your everyday life." Carol Firenze: The Passionate Olive Five years after finding its 101 uses, Carol Firenze says tasting and discussion will lead consumers to a greater understanding of olive oil. Deborah Rogers, Trailblazer for California Olive Oil A tireless champion of olive oil quality, Deborah Rogers is a giant in the California industry and the resounding choice for the first Olive Oil Times Producer of the Year. 2010 Olive Oil Times Producer of the Year The first annual Olive Oil Times Producer of the Year award will honor innovative olive oil makers who advance the industry, enlighten us all and make the world a better place. The Rebirth of Corsican Olive Oil Thanks to the growing appreciation of quality olive oil, Corsicans are again managing their orchards with pride and developing their olive oil with passion. Olive Oil and Interventional Cardiology How the abnormal metabolism that leads to heart disease can be significantly affected by a diet that includes olive oil. Olive Oil Flows at Harvest Time on Crete A visit to Crete during harvest time is an opportunity to see olive growers and mills at full tilt and to sample the region's flagship olive oil pressed just minutes before. One Answer to Health Crisis in India: Olive Oil Lifestyle and diet changes are needed in India, where the world's second-largest population is facing a health crisis led by rising rates of heart disease and diabetes. © 2014 Olive Oil Times. All Rights Reserved.