U.S. FDA Warns Company Over Olive Oil-Related Claims
A recent FDA warning letter is a sobering reminder for dietary supplement companies to be careful about their product claims.
Farm Bill Notes Call on Agencies to ‘Remove Obstacles’ to Olive Oil Trade
The Joint Explanatory Statement of the Committee of Conference to the Farm Bill urges action on standards, enforcement and tariffs.
World Olive Oil Imports Fall
Dismal trade data marks the start of the 2013/14 olive oil season with imports down in all the major markets, according to figures in the International Olive Council’s latest newsletter.
Importers and California Producers Begin a Dialogue in Davis
In an unlikely meeting, California olive oil producers met with major olive oil importers at U.C. Davis to find common ground.
Olive Oils from Near and Far Showcased at Winter Fancy Food Show
Now in its 39th year, the show continues to bring together olive oil producers from around the world, and as near as next door.
Trends in Organic Olive Oil Trade Now Being Tracked
Organic olive oil accounted for at least one tenth of all virgin olive oil imported by the United States in 2012/13, according to the International Olive Council.
Are Olives Next in the GMO Fight?
Tempers are still high in California over the issue of genetically modified foods. So what about GMO olives and olive oil?
Olive Oil Importers Say Trade Commission Report ‘Fell Short’
The North American Olive Oil Association said the USITC report "fell short of the objective analysis that Congress requested."
Ban Imminent on Refillable Olive Oil Bottles in Spanish Restaurants and Bars
A new law banning refillable olive oil containers in Spain’s restaurants and bars will come into effect on January 1.
In Search of Mislabeled Olive Oil to Make a Buck
Reading the 2010 study that found most extra virgin olive oils mislabeled, a Washington man went out to find one to complain about.
California Establishes Olive Oil Commission
The California Olive Oil Commission would conduct research and recommend olive oil grades and labeling standards in the state.
Olive Council Welcomes U.S. Report, But Queries Objectivity in Parts
The IOC praised the U.S. International Trade Commission report but laments that "opinions as opposed to facts” are at times conveyed in it.
Trade Commission Releases Report on Year-Long Investigation into U.S. Olive Oil Competitiveness
Olive oil producers, importers and marketers around the world are sifting document to try to gauge how it might affect their interests.