2017/24/04 - The International Plant Protection Convetion (IPPC) Secretariat has just published a new factsheetthat presents information about Xylella fastidiosa, the vectors, world distribution, economic impacts and preventive measures.
2017/21/04 - Scientists from the Research Group of Chemical and Environmental Engineering at the University of Jaén (UJA) have manufactured bricks composed mainly of olive and pine pruning ashes which have a higher porosity and lower thermal conductivity compared to traditional clay. In addition, the use of waste materials reduces the environmental impact during its production, as has stated Fundación Descubre in a statement.
2017/20/04 - The State of Palestine has joined the International Olive Council (IOC), following the United Nations notification of ratification of its accession to the International Olive Oil and Table Olives Convention on April 9th, as reported this organism in its web page.
2017/19/04 - The XVIII International Olive Oil and Related Industries Fair in Spain, Expoliva to be held from 10 to 13 May at the Provincial Fair and Congress Venue of Jaén, will register in its next edition some "spectacular" data, with the presence of 326 exhibitors, 37 of them international from 11 countries, representing 923 companies and a total of 4,215 trademarks, in 40,000 square meters of exhibition.
2017/18/04 - QvExtra! International and the Consorzio di Garanzia dell'olio Extravergine di Qualità (CEQ-Italia) are in the process of searching a communication agency as responsible for the development of their high-quality European EVOO promotion campaign in two high-growth markets: the United States and Japan.
2017/17/04 - The Brazilian Ministry of Agriculture, Livestock and Supply (MAPA) has detected irregularities in 45 oil brands among the 140 collected in the last two years, from 12 states and the Federal District.
2017/11/04 - The Italian Ministry of Agriculture, Food and Forestry Policy (Mipaaf) has presented the Institutional Communication Campaign "Olio Extra Vergine, La Ricchezza, La Nostra Fortuna" to promote the consumption of extra virgin olive oil and to sensitize consumers about reading the labels to know the nutritional characteristics, variety, origin and traceability of this product.
2017/10/04 - As part of their continuing support to Morocco’s olive oil sector, FAO and the European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (EBRD), in collaboration with Interprolive, Morocco’s olive oil industry association, organized a workshop in Meknes aimed at strengthening the organization and capacities of Interprolive.
2017/07/04 - Roundworms storing monounsaturated fats in their guts live longer, according to Stanford researchers. Their study links epigenetic regulation with fat metabolism, and may have implications for many species.
2017/04/06 - Olive oil is the best reference fat to consume next to many foods both in preparations or culinary processes as for its consumption in raw, as detailed in the new Dietary Guidelines for the Spanish Population, launched by the Spanish Nutrition Society (SENC), with the collaboration of more than 100 experts in food and public health, and recently published in a special issue of the Nutrición Hospitalaria journal.