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.
Bill to Create California Olive Oil Commission Clears Senate
The Senate approved a measure to establish a state commission to strengthen the competitiveness of California’s olive oil industry.
Slowdown in North American Olive Oil Imports
Olive oil imports into the crucial North American market have slipped, according to the International Olive Council.
Trade Commission’s Olive Oil Report Due Out Monday
The long-awaited report on olive oil industry competitiveness will be delivered Tuesday to the House Ways and Means Committee.
Olive Council Calls ‘Add Some Life’ Campaign a Success
The International Olive Council credited a $1.7 million promotion campaign with immediately boosting North American olive oil imports.
Farm Bill Amendment Draws Attention to Divided Industry
The battle over an import control provision drew attention to a greatly divided olive oil industry.
U.S. Continues to Dominate World Olive Oil Imports
The United States took in 40 percent of global olive oil imports in the first six months of this season, according to recent IOC figures.
Olive Oil Lawsuits Loom
Lawsuits targeting producers for mislabeling are popping up, and might represent just the tip of the litigation iceberg.
Europe to Push U.S. for Solution on Olive Oil Pesticide Limits
Pesticide residue limits for olive oil will be raised during trade talks in September, according to Italian Member of Parliament Sergio Silvestris.