Aug. 17, 2023
The workshop is an opportunity to get practical, hands-on experience at a state-of-the-art laboratory
May. 1, 2023
The new method uses laser-engraved paper and a smartphone to determine polyphenols in a sample.
Apr. 6, 2022
Spanish researchers have worked to develop new technologies in response to what some of the industry's largest stakeholders said they needed most.
Aug. 9, 2021
Using nuclear magnetic resonance spectroscopy, researchers were able to identify the individual compounds in olive oil samples and determine their provenance.
May. 18, 2021
Using the new method, researchers could more quickly and accurately identify chemical elements in olive oil, helping determine provenance and identify adulteration.
Dec. 21, 2020
Two studies in Italy investigated how nuclear magnetic resonance and ultrasound technologies can be used to determine the contents and origins of olive oil blends. The technology could be used to determine the accuracy of olive oil labels.
Jul. 20, 2017
Members of the House Committee on Appropriations have called on the Food and Drug Administration to update its report on the authenticity of extra virgin olive oil sold in the U.S.
Jul. 6, 2017
A video tells us how the molecules and antioxidants in olive oil help keep you healthy, how to recognize differences between oil varieties, how to use the oil, and how to store it.
Jun. 29, 2017
As Taiwan's FDA targets esters in their efforts to aid in differentiation, the International Olive Council said a recent study contributes little to the cause.
Jun. 21, 2017
Boundary Bend claimed in a press release that its California blend was declared the "world's healthiest olive oil" at a competition in Spain. Scientists caution, however, that such a distinction is premature and, at worst, misguided.
Jan. 24, 2017
A group of researchers has shown how an easy method can be applied by small labs and producers to certify compliance with Europe's polyphenols health claim.
Dec. 15, 2016
The International Olive Council has accredited Eurofins CAL for the chemical analysis of olive oil, the first independent U.S. lab to achieve the designation.
Dec. 6, 2016
Scientists managed to quantify DNA present in olive oil with the help of breakthrough forensic techniques.