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May. 4, 2011

A New Way to Detect Olive Oil Adulteration

Researchers at the Universidad de Alcalá in Madrid have patented a new system for testing oil purity and quality which they hope to implement in food testing labs around the world.

Apr. 13, 2011

New World Labs Release Latest Jab at Imported Olive Oils

In a redux of last Summer's slamming of imported olive oils, California and Australian labs have teamed up to offer a critical assessment of the quality of America's top-selling brands.

Apr. 3, 2011

Catamarca Unveils New Research Facility for Olive Oil Production

"Producers will gain access to technical assistance in the field and at the pilot plant with the aim of improving the quality of their products." - Flavio Fama, National University of Catamarca

Oct. 29, 2010

Extra Virgin Olive Oil Can Reduce Oxidative Stress

Researchers found extra virgin olive oil and hydrophilic fraction intake induced a significant increase in antioxidant enzyme activity and a decrease in markers of liver damage.

Sep. 19, 2010

Using MRI to Measure Fatty Acids in Olive Oil

Scientists from a Spanish university have discovered that magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) can identify fatty acids and other metabolites present in foods such as olive oil and cheese.

Jun. 11, 2010

Olive Oil Diet Reduces Aging at Cellular Level

A diet based on olive oil was found to cause less oxidative stress to the mitochondria in cells.