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May. 10, 2013

USDA Researchers Develop New Tests for Olive Oil Adulteration

Researchers at the USDA have found new ways to check olive oil authenticity, and a better way to process pomace.

Apr. 22, 2013

Improved DNA Tracing Puts Olive Oil Adulterers on Notice

Spanish scientists claim they are close to offering‭ “‬paternity tests‭" ‬for virgin olive oil which would be a powerful ally against fraud.

Apr. 8, 2013

Study Shows Adding Water Decreases Yield and Quality, Even in Non-Irrigated Olives

A new study suggested that adding water in the olive oil extraction process actually decreases yield.

Feb. 17, 2013

'Space Laser' Can Detect Fraudulent Olive Oil

A new laser device developed to detect carbon on Mars, could be used detect food fakes, including fraudulent olive oil, here on earth.

Feb. 10, 2013

Olive Oil Compound May Decrease Intestinal Damage in Cases of Ischemia

Olive oil derived compounds may help prevent intestinal ischemia and reperfusion associated organ damage.

Feb. 10, 2013

Olive Stones 'Ideal' for Noise Barriers

Scientists in Valencia have developed a new use for leftover olive stones - in sound barriers to reduce rail and road noise.

Jan. 22, 2013

Olive Oil Healthier and Tastier for Frying

New studies in Jaén, Spain suggest extra virgin olive oil is healthier, tastier and often cheaper than other oils when frying food.

Jan. 16, 2013

Ultrasound Prevents Olive Oil from Going Solid in the Fridge

An ultrasound treatment can prevent the harmless but unsightly crystallization that occurs when olive oil is kept cold.

Jan. 15, 2013

Olive Oil May be Key to Protection of Ancient Buildings

A new olive oil derived substance could be used to coat buildings such as York Minster and other limestone constructions and act to protect the structure from pollutants, while still allowing the stone to "breathe."

Dec. 10, 2012

Promising Results for New Test for Pesticide Residues in Olive Oil

Biosensors that appear to offer a cheap and fast way to detect insecticide residues in olive oil have been developed by a team of French and Moroccan scientists.

Nov. 25, 2012

Olive and Olive Oil Spinoffs in the Pipeline

Age-defying cosmetics and olive oil-impregnated fabrics are among potential products related to olives and olive oil being proposed.

Nov. 19, 2012

Common Fund Nurseries to Serve as Models for New Technologies

A new olive tree nursery project in Tunisia, Algeria, Morocco and Egypt is designed to increase productivity and quality.

Nov. 8, 2012

Researchers Say New Tool Measures Olive Oil 'Healthfulness'

The health benefits of a specific olive oil could be easier to assess with a new Greek system to measure the content of key compounds.

Nov. 7, 2012

A Chef's Private 'Olive Oil Workshop' Below Madrid

Olive oil expert and two Michelin-starred chef Paco Roncero has created a cutting edge new workshop for developing culinary ideas.

Oct. 25, 2012

Olive Oil May Help Protect Skin from the Aging Effects of the Sun

New research suggests that a high intake of olive oil and other monounsaturated fats may protect the skin against sun-related aging.

Oct. 22, 2012

A Comprehensive Resource for the Olive Oil Sector

A new reference book by Juan Vilar Hernandez has been called one of the most comprehensive so far on the olive oil sector.

Sep. 25, 2012

New Twist on Traditional Olive Press

A Spanish company says it has developed a “breakthrough” for the ancient olive press resulting in olive oil higher in antioxidants.

Sep. 12, 2012

Olives a Potential Source of Probiotics

New research published in the International Journal of Food Microbiology has paved the way for the novel use of olives as a source of probiotics in our diets.