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Flies Fed Sugar-Rich Diets Are Damaged for Life, and Die Faster

UCL scientists found that no matter the healthy interventions of the future, flies previously fed on a high-sugar diet died earlier, as the activity of a gene associated with longevity was repressed by sugar over the long term.
January 19, 2017
Education

Sciabicas Celebrate 80 Years of California Olive Oil

Since 1936, the Sciabicas have continued a family tradition of quality production and a commitment to their customers.

5th NYIOOC Will Be the Biggest Yet

A larger venue, printed guidebook and a new portal for professional buyers highlight this fifth edition of the world's largest olive oil competition.
Business

Second Olive Oil Sommelier Course Sold Out

The course will be held at the International Culinary Center February 4-10. The next one is scheduled for September.
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Health

Flies Fed Sugar-Rich Diets Are Damaged for Life, and Die Faster

UCL scientists found that no matter the healthy interventions of the future, flies previously fed on a high-sugar diet died earlier, as the activity of a gene associated with longevity was repressed by sugar over the long term.

Nutella Makers Defend Palm Oil Amid Health Concerns

Ferrero is the first major European food company to defend the palm oil industry following reports that refined palm oil in foods may cause cancer.

Two Mediterranean Plants Might Help Fight Symptoms of Alzheimer’s, Parkinson’s

Prickly pear and brown seaweed improved the symptoms of Alzheimer's and Parkinson's in lab tests using brewer's yeast and fruit flies.
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2017 NYIOOC

Why the Next Three Months Could Decide the Future for Western Australia Farmers

Wet conditions in 2016 led to smaller than average olive crops for Western Australian farmers. With the next three months a critical period, many are hoping for better outcomes, but remain at risk due to lack of insurance.

Sciabicas Celebrate 80 Years of California Olive Oil

Since 1936, the Sciabicas have continued a family tradition of quality production and a commitment to their customers.
Business

5th NYIOOC Will Be the Biggest Yet

A larger venue, printed guidebook and a new portal for professional buyers highlight this fifth edition of the world's largest olive oil competition.
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Special Report

Sciabicas Celebrate 80 Years of California Olive Oil

Since 1936, the Sciabicas have continued a family tradition of quality production and a commitment to their customers.

New Zealand Program Aims for Higher Yields

A project aimed at increasing olive oil yields in New Zealand from the growth stage is progressing as planned, with organizers hoping to see an increased market share of Kiwi olive oil as a result of their efforts.
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The Trump Cards of Climate Change in Olive Cultivation

For what it's worth, climate change, at least for olive oil production, may prove a blessing in disguise.
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