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Italy Approves €300M Fund to Fight Xylella

Sat, 01/02/2020 - 02:19
Better late than never, the Italian government will fund a €300 million-plan to fight Xylella fastidiosa through eradication, replanting, research and restoration.

Plant-Based Diet Reduces Food-Bourne Infection Risk in Mice

Sat, 01/02/2020 - 01:36
An eating plan plentiful in fruits and vegetables increased the resistance of mice to the intestinal pathogen, E. coli.

Olive Oil Producers and Farmers Across Spain Demand ‘Measures of Support’

Sat, 01/02/2020 - 01:35
Farmers across Spain, organized by the main cooperatives and associations, are protesting for better prices and government measures to help ease the burden of increasing production costs.

Gene Dysregulation Caused by Soybean Oil Behind Negative Health Impacts

Fri, 31/01/2020 - 05:19
Researchers at the University of California, Riverside found that mice consuming a diet high in soybean oil experienced the dysregulation of about 100 genes, some of which are linked to obesity, diabetes and mental health conditions.

Spain Wins First Battle Against U.S. Tariffs on Table Olives

Thu, 30/01/2020 - 23:49
An American court's decision can open the way to alleviate tariffs on imported Spanish table olives to the U.S.

Why There Won’t Be an ‘Awards Gala’ at the 2020 NYIOOC

Thu, 30/01/2020 - 06:40
It has been an expensive party paid for by 1,000 producers, but enjoyed by very few of them.

Olive Oil Waste Fuels Spanish Power Plant and Palestinian Startup

Thu, 30/01/2020 - 00:32
A new plant will work to counteract the negative impacts of olive by-products in the region while developing a reliable substitute for fossil fuel.

38 Complete Sommelier Program in London

Thu, 30/01/2020 - 00:05
A diverse, international group of professionals gathered in central London to for a comprehensive five-day program on olive oil quality.

Oro Bailén: Pure Gold in a Sea of Olives

Wed, 29/01/2020 - 23:59
Oro Bailén’s groves in Jaén lie within the world's largest olive oil-producing region, yet the Gálvez family knew from the beginning they wanted to do things differently.

Australian Producers Making Do Despite Bush Fires, Record Drought

Tue, 28/01/2020 - 03:40
In spite of a record drought and devastating bush fires, some large Australian producers are expecting close to an average production and high-quality oils in 2020.

MedDiet May Improve Kidney Function of Transplant Recipients

Tue, 28/01/2020 - 01:24
Researchers at the University of Groningen found that higher adherence to the Mediterranean diet among kidney transplant patients was inversely associated with renal function decline and failure.

Wildfires Unlikely to Impact 2019 Production Figures in California

Tue, 28/01/2020 - 01:10
Olive growers have largely been spared the fate of wine producers, who are likely to suffer setbacks from the Kincade fire that raged through Sonoma county late last year.

EU Aid Not Helping Croatians, Official Says

Tue, 28/01/2020 - 01:05
The third tendering period for European Union producers seeking private storage aid for olive oil has just opened. However, one Croatian olive oil official argues that the aid does not help producers in small countries.

TAP ‘Confidant’ as Trial Looms, Prepares to Replant Uprooted Trees

Mon, 27/01/2020 - 07:43
The Trans Adriatic Pipeline said the company is confident ahead of the upcoming trial. Replanting of the olive trees at issue in the trial is scheduled to begin in February.

Trump Wants a New Trade Deal with Europe

Mon, 27/01/2020 - 07:24
The president said he wants a new agreement with Europe in place before the November election.

Australia Hails Sino-American Trade Deal, but Danger Lurks for Farmers

Mon, 27/01/2020 - 07:11
The new accord favors global economic growth in general but could lead to a reduction of the Australian share in the Chinese market.

Aceite Uno Helps Fund Research on Childhood Leukemia

Mon, 27/01/2020 - 06:49
Uno takes its name from a foundation dedicated to research on childhood leukemia.

‘Extraordinary Plan’ to Revitalize Olive Trees in Puglia

Tue, 21/01/2020 - 21:34
The Italian Confederation of Agriculture has announced a funding plan to address the ongoing Xylella fastidiosa crisis in Puglia.

2019 Second Hottest Year Since Records Began, NOAA Says

Mon, 20/01/2020 - 22:46
Land and ocean temperatures have been above average for the past 43 years and nine of the 10 warmest years on record have come since 2005.

Olive Oil Times Survey Shows a Better Harvest, While Challenges Persist

Fri, 17/01/2020 - 07:36
Producers around the world were asked to rate this year's harvest and share their concerns. Climate change, low prices and a lack of consumer knowledge are at the top of their minds.