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.
Rural Payments Agency Overseeing New Olive Oil Regulations in U.K.
The RPA's Horticultural Marketing Inspectorate has been chosen to oversee the new EU regulations that went into effect last month.
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.
Dalmia Sells Olive Oil Business to Cargill
The sale marks the end of the tumultuous campaign by an Indian industrialist to popularize olive oil in a market reluctant to change.
Police Say Smuggled Moroccan Olive Oil Found in ‘Toxic Goods’ Containers
Illegally imported Moroccan olive oil in containers labeled as containing toxic substances was found in a van headed for Barcelona.
Olive Oil Futures Market Notches Second Profitable Year
The decade-old Olive Oil Futures Market continued a good run largely thanks to increased price volatility.
World’s Largest Olive Oil Company Reports Drop in Sales
Sales by the world's largest olive oil producer fell to €809 million last year - down from nearly €829 million in 2012.
Spain Sees Record for Exports as Production Recovers
Olive oil production and exports are back up in Spain, according to new figures for the first quarter of the 2013/14 olive season.
Italy, Spain, Tunisia America’s Top Olive Oil Suppliers
Spain’s loss was Turkey’s gain last season in the world’s biggest olive oil market, where total imports slipped six percent.
European Exporters Ask Taiwan to Stop Shunning Their Olive Pomace Oil
Taiwan’s Food and Drug Administration (TFDA) met with a European delegation in Taipei today over its continuing refusal of olive pomace oil.
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.