Differences of Canola and Olive Oil Examined at ‘Olearum’ Congress

Olearum, a nonprofit association, celebrates its 9th annual congress in Jaén, Spain. Members, residents of Jaén and even a few international attendees showed to attend workshops and learn the benefits of olive oil over canola.

Study Shows Canola Oil Cannot Replace Olive Oil in a Mediterranean-Style Diet

Researchers concluded canola oil cannot be recommended as a suitable substitute for extra virgin olive oil in a Mediterranean-style diet.
Special Report

More Misconceptions About Olive Oil

Claims about the healthfulness of olive oil made by seed and vegetable companies are unsubstantiated.

Researchers Recommend Vegetable Oils High in Omega 6

A study suggests soybean, canola and corn oil are heart healthy even though too much omega-6 is associated with several health conditions.
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Olive Oil Snubbed in Study by Canola Reps

A study funded by the Canola Council said monounsaturated fats reduce metabolic syndrome risk, but olive oil was conspicuously absent.

Codex Wants More Data on Engineered Soybean Oils

Bioetch giants Monsanto and DuPont will have to wait two years to seek a standard for genetically-engineered high-oleic soy bean oil.
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Olive Oil’s Biggest Problem

The biggest threat these days to olive oil producers is not other olive oil producers, and time is running out to organize a defense.

Olive Oil’s High-Oleic Rivals Mounting

Production of high-oleic acid soybean oil is set to rise 20-fold in less than five years and biotech giants expect demand to grow fast.