Olive Oil World Test to Detect Explosives Also Finds Bad Olive Oil Researchers at the University of Córdoba have proven that ion mobility spectrometry, the analytical technique most commonly used to detect explosives and at airports, is also effective for identifying fraudulent olive oil. Olive Oil Producers Waste No Time Entering New York Competition Olive oil producers around the world wasted no time registering their oils for entry today in the first New York International Olive Oil Competition. Chemists’ Society Offers Proficiency Testing for Olive Oil Sensory Panels AOCS recognition will give sensory panels an opportunity to demonstrate to olive oil producers, retailers, and importers that they are accurately assessing olive oil quality. International Olive Oil Competition Coming to New York Leading experts will assemble next April for the New York International Olive Oil Competition where they will identify, and honor, the world's best extra virgin olive oils. Eataly’s Olive Oil Master Nicholas Coleman never gave olive oil a second thought until a 2007 stay at Nadia Gasparini's Tuscan villa during the olive harvest. Now at Eataly it's pretty much all he thinks about. Did Someone Give You the Evil Eye? There’s One Way to Find Out You got a strange look just before everything started to go wrong. Better grab your olive oil and know for sure. Flynn Brings Olive Oil Education to D.C. Festival The UC Davis Olive Center attended the 46th Smithsonian Folklife Festival in Washington this month to talk with visitors about sustainability and olive oil quality. Argentina to IOC: Campesterol Level Must Change Argentina continued its push for a revision to the International Olive Council limit for campesterol in olive oil at the IOC Council of Members meeting in Buenos Aires. New University Courses in Portugal Focus on Olive Oil Quality, Sustainability Three universities and the International Olive Council are collaborating in a series of courses to be held this summer in Portugal. The Volcanic Olive Oils of Campo de Calatrava In Spain's Campo de Calatrava region, not even the passage of time, which has gradually disguised most of the signs and symptoms, has succeeded in erasing clues of a troubled history. Todd English to Promote Chilean Olive Oil The Chilean association Chile Oliva has formed a partnership with James Beard award-winning chef Todd English to promote Chilean oils around America. The Beauty of Olive Trees We can all appreciate the beauties of nature, but it takes an enlightened soul – like artists' ones always are – to capture all the strenght and the poetry that lies in a ladybird, or in an olive tree. © 2014 Olive Oil Times. All Rights Reserved.