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Sea Levels Rising Faster Than Expected

Scientists warn global sea levels could rise by as much as 6.5 feet by 2100, displacing nearly 200 million people and damaging agricultural land.
June 14, 2019
Health:

Mediterranean Diet Ranked ‘Best Overall’

The MedDiet beat out 40 other diets to get the top spot in the U.S. News and World Report annual ranking for the first time. It was also rated the number one diet in five subcategories.
June 12, 2019
Fairs and Competitions

CO2 Levels in Atmosphere Rise for Seventh Consecutive Year

Atmospheric carbon dioxide levels reached nearly 415 parts per million, representing the highest seasonal peak ever recorded, as well as the second largest annual increase in 60 years.

Sea Levels Rising Faster Than Expected

Scientists warn global sea levels could rise by as much as 6.5 feet by 2100, displacing nearly 200 million people and damaging agricultural land.
Fairs and Competitions

Greek Award Winners Already Looking to Repeat

With the historically poor harvest season behind them, Greek producers who managed a win in New York are setting their sights on brand building and achieving consistent quality.
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Health

Mediterranean Diet Ranked ‘Best Overall’

The MedDiet beat out 40 other diets to get the top spot in the U.S. News and World Report annual ranking for the first time. It was also rated the number one diet in five subcategories.

Eating Blueberries Every Day Reduces Heart Risk

Researchers found eating one cup blueberries every day reduced the risk of developing diseases, such as cardiovascular disease and Type 2 diabetes in at risk individuals.

Poor Diet Found to Be Major Risk Factor for Cancer

New research showed that eating nutritious foods and avoiding non-nutritious foods might help protect against cancer.
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Business

Rallies Planned to Protest Olive Oil Prices in Seville

Two agricultural advocacy groups have called on olive oil producers, olive growers and the public at large to protest low olive oil prices in the Andalusian capital.

Spain Seeks Self-Regulation for Olive Oil Sector

Spain's Ministry of Agriculture, Fisheries and Food has asked the European Union whether its olive oil sector can self-regulate. Advocates hope the measure will stabilize olive oil prices.
Africa and The Middle East

Europe Updates Xylella Risk Assessment

An update to EFSA's 2015 assessment concludes the plant disease has not been eradicated, but control measures have contained its spread.
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Making Olive Oil

Europe Updates Xylella Risk Assessment

An update to EFSA's 2015 assessment concludes the plant disease has not been eradicated, but control measures have contained its spread.

Italian Producers Lead the Way at Fourth EVO IOOC

At an award ceremony on Italy's Violet Coast, producers from the home nation won the night, bringing home 121 awards. Greece and Spain finished in a distinct second and third.
Special Report

DIY Olive Oil Production Could Be Coming to Your Kitchen

The device would allow users to add crushed olives into a compartment at the top of Olimaker and producer their own olive oil at home within 30 minutes.
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