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Most EVOOs Score Well in New Test for Phenolic Compounds

May 28, 2014
Dr. Prokopios Magiatis and Dr. Eleni Melliou analyzed supermarket olive oils at UC Davis last year and found that a number of California olive oils were high in polyphenol compounds.

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"Back in October, 2013 Dr. Prokopios Magiatis and Dr. Eleni Melliou from the University of Athens could be seen in stores around Northern California stocking up on dozens of bottles of EVOO as part of a privately-funded research project to measure phenolic compounds using NMR (Nuclear Magnetic Resonance) and to determine how many of the store-bought EVOOs would qualify for the EU labelling regulation 432/2012."

Read the full story, from OliveOilTimes.com here.

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