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European Olive Oil Prices Rise 19.8 Percent in 2015

Study shows soaring olive oil prices in Western Europe have cost consumers €231M

More Mislabeled Oil and Dangerous Colored Olives Seized in Italian Raids

Another major seizure of mislabeled olive oil was announced hours before another raid found table olives colored with a hazardous substance to hide blemishes.
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Half of 26 Olive Oils Tested ‘Defective’ in Germany

The German consumer protection organization, Stiftung Warentest, had a panel of expert tasters scrutinize 26 varieties of 'extra virgin' and found half of them wanting.

Study on Fruit Fly Control Wins Research Award

A winning paper proposes on an efficient, economically viable, and environmentally friendly solution to an old problem.

EU to Import 70,000 Tons of Duty-Free Tunisian Olive Oil to Help Recovery Since Terror Attacks

European Members of Parliament have endorsed a plan to help the Tunisian economy in the wake of last year’s terrorists attacks by allowing 70,000 tons of duty-free olive oil imports.

In Italy, Reactions to the ’60 Minutes’ Report on Olive Oil from Anger to Resolve

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Jaén’s Olive Oil Production Falling Short of Forecast

With Andalusia 40 percent behind estimated production, ASAJA-Jaén expresses doubt about hitting the government’s forecast

Spain’s Olive Pomace Oil Industry Gets a Voice

The Ministry of Agriculture, Nutrition and Environment recognized a new group to promote olive pomace oil.