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Italian Antitrust Authority Fines Lidl, Deoleo and Coricelli for Misleading Consumers

The Italian Antitrust Authority (Autorità Garante della Concorrenza e del Mercato), imposed fines on the global discount supermarket chain Lidl, the …

Extra-Virgin Olive Oil

Farmer Produces EVOO from Rescued and Newly Discovered Olive Varieties

“Our goal is to protect olive biodiversity and rescue forgotten varieties,” said Sergio Cozzaglio, owner with his wife, Ilaria Galetti, of La …

Italian Food

Some View EU Olive Oil Decree as ‘Last Straw’ in Brexit Vote

As part of a host of sweeping regulations put forth by the EU’s Commissioner for Agriculture in 2013, serving olive oil in open, refillable cruets …


Mediterranean Diet with Olive Oil May Prevent Breast Cancer Relapse

Though not the only risk factor, according to researchers, diet is one of the main factors provoking the initiation of cancer, including breast …

Holistic Medicine

Mediterranean Diet with EVOO Outperforms Low-Fat Diet for Weight Loss

Fat has long been considered the evil enemy in the human diet. Largely because it has been perceived as a causative factor in the growing obesity …


EU Court Allows Mandate for Felling Trees Near Those Infected by Xylella

The EU Court of Justice said that the European Commission may require member states to remove all plants capable of being infected by Xylella …

European Union

Australian Star Knows No Boundaries

Back in February, Australia’s Financial Review posted a story by Mark Abernethy that in just four short months would prove to be prophetic. In “All …

Extra-Virgin Olive Oil

World Olive Oil Production Exceeds 3.2M Tons

According to the latest production figures released by the International Olive Council (IOC), world olive oil output for the 2015/2016 season has …

European Union

A ‘Keurig’ for Olive Oil

The second edition of Seeds & Chips, an international summit dedicated to food innovation, brought startups, companies in food and tech, investors, …

Olive Oil

Some of the Best Olive Oils are Made in Croatia

Croatia is rarely included on the list of olive oil-producing countries, most likely because it is still a relatively small producer compared to its …

Sea Level

‘Best Olive Oils Marketplace’ Offers World’s Top-Rated Extra Virgin Olive Oils

For those seeking the world’s best olive oils but are hard-pressed to find them in their local market, the wait is over.The Best Olive Oils …

Italian Food

Europe Moves Forward with Rules to Prevent Influx of Plant Pests

The European Parliament’s Agriculture Committee endorsed new rules to reduce the risk of plant pests like Xylella fastidiosa from entering the EU.The …


Olive Trees a Popular Choice in the Gardens of Italy’s Country Homes

“In my experience with international customers, I can say that the olive tree is one of the most loved plants and is undoubtedly at the top of the …


UC Davis Researcher Advises ‘Opt Out of Olive Oil’

A University of California at Davis researcher and a faculty member of its Medical Center urged readers in a blog post for the school’s Integrative …

Olive Oil

Motion Supports False Advertising Case Against Filippo Berio Olive Oil

Two years after a false advertising case was filed against Salov North America Corp. and Italfoods, Inc., the distributors of Filippo Berio Olive …

New Jersey

Italy Strengthens Sanctions for Olive Oil Fraud

The Council of Ministers approved a decree containing provisions on sanctions for the violation of EU Regulation No. 29/2012 concerning the marketing …


Oldways Leads ‘Med Diet Month’ Celebration

May is International Mediterranean Diet Month and as part of the educational and informative slate of events taking place in support of the program, …

Mediterranean Diet

New Phenolic Compounds Found in EVOO

The Mediterranean diet is the world’s most studied dietary pattern and has been shown to provide valuable health benefits and reduce the risk of …

European Union

EVOO-Based Ingredient Makes Desserts Healthier

An Italian startup is working to make sweets a little healthier.They have created a unique olive oil-based product, called Cremoli. “It’s a real raw …


Italy Crowns Pruning Champ

The 14th national championship of olive tree pruning was held at an experimental farm in Montopoli di Sabina (Latium). Sixty participants, selected …


Med Diet Reduces Risk of Major Cardiac Events

The Mediterranean diet (MedDiet) is based on ample consumption of healthy foods such as vegetables, fruits, legumes, whole grains, fruit, fish, …

Holistic Medicine

Trade Deal Would Remove Tariff Imbalance for U.S. Olive Oil Producers

The Transatlantic Trade and Investment Partnership (TTIP) concluded its most recent round of negotiations on April 29, 2016 in New York. A fitting …


Istrian EVOO Awaits PDO Status at EU Level

After receiving PDO (Protected Designation of Origin) status at a national level in 2015, extra virgin olive oil from the peninsular region of Istria …

European Union

Nutritional Genomics and the Role of the Mediterranean Diet in Cardiovascular Disease

A dietary pattern is made up of differing amounts of foods and beverages that all work collectively and in synergy to provide overall health …

Holistic Medicine
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