Jun. 22, 2020
A majority of products sold as avocado oil in the U.S. is mislabeled or adulterated with cheaper oils, researchers at the University of California Davis found.
Jul. 23, 2019
Recent donations have allowed the leading U.S. olive oil research center to invest in new equipment, expand their olive groves and improve production.
Oct. 10, 2017
Quality parameters were unaltered by crushing speed, but extraction efficiency and chlorophylls content increased with faster hammer mill rotor speed in a continuous industrial process.
Jun. 7, 2017
A University of California at Davis researcher and a faculty member of its Medical Center, Rosane Oliveira, said olive oil “does not actually promote health in and of itself.”
May. 19, 2016
A faculty member at the University of California, Davis School of Medicine wrote a post on her department's blog urging people to avoid the use of olive oil.
May. 28, 2014
Half of the EVOOs bought at supermarkets and local stores have an excellent phenolic profile, according to a test using Nuclear Magnetic Resonance.
Mar. 12, 2013
Researchers have hopefully put an end, once and for all, to the myth of the home "fridge test" to determine olive oil quality.