Detained Italian Olive Oil Cleared by FDA
Large shipments of Italian olive oil were cleared when its shipper, Certified Origins, was removed from the FDA's "Red List."
Codex Wants More Data on Engineered Soybean Oils
Bioetch giants Monsanto and DuPont will have to wait two years to seek a standard for genetically-engineered high-oleic soy bean oil.
Italian Olive Oil Producer on FDA ‘Red List’ is Costco Supplier
The Italian company that produces Costco's Kirkland's Best brand has had 98 containers detained after the FDA issued an import alert.
Olive Oil Detained Due to Pesticide Traces
The detection of pesticide traces has stranded 98 shipping containers of Italian olive oil in the ports of New York and Seattle.
European Parliament Provides Some Comfort for Spanish Olive Oil
A hatchet still hovers over subsidies paid to farmers, but the Parliament gave them some hope of easing the imminent blow.
Encouraging Signs for Greek Olive Oil
The Greek Ministry of Agriculture expects olive oil exports to rise in 2013, with new tools to reach broader markets.
Contest Helps Young Greeks Start a Food Business
An initiative in Greece intends to support the best ideas for starting a business in the agricultural sector.
World Olive Oil Production Drops by a Quarter, Council Predicts
The forecast for this season's olive oil output has been lowered amid evidence the Spanish harvest will be even lower than expected.
Olive Oil Sector Eyes European Vote Next Week
Europe’s olive oil sector will come a step closer to knowing its fate when the full European Parliament votes in Strasbourg next week.
Italy and Tunisia Exporting More Olive Oil to Spain
The drastic drop in Spain’s olive oil production this season appears to have been a boon for Italy and Tunisia.
Deal Could Stop Use of Olive Oil as Loss Leader
Use of olive oil as a loss leader for Spain’s supermarkets might be snuffed out under talks between retailers and olive oil sector.
Olive Oil Production Plunges 60 Percent in Spain
Spain’s olive oil production is down 62 percent for the first four months of this season, according to recent reports.