IOC Seeks New Method to Measure EVOO Phenolics
The IOC's tender to define new testing methods for phenolic compounds for nutritional labeling claims is a watershed moment for olive oil quality.
Olive Oil Needs A Pitchman
At the Fancy Food Show in New York, the International Olive Council wasted yet another opportunity to do something that mattered.
What’s Going On with Olive Oil Prices in Spain?
Prices should have remained lower in these weeks because, even though the outputs are good and packers have enough stock for the next two months.
Greek Policy on Olive Oil Labeling in Disarray
Predictably, the flip-flopping on permitted health claims on olive oil labels in Greece stems from politics
Adulterating Greek Olive Oil Will Not Boost Competitiveness
An agency is proposing Greece allow olive oil blended with other oils on the Greek market. Will this approach backfire?
More Misconceptions About Olive Oil
Claims about the healthfulness of olive oil made by seed and vegetable companies are unsubstantiated.
An ‘Interactive’ Lesson in Olive Oil Fraud
Oversimplification of complicated topics for short attention spans can disguise what is, all too often, just more misinformation.
Extra Virgin Olive Oil IGP Sicilia
Sicily's huge environmental and biodiversity heritage must be preserved and promoted through a Protected Designation of Origin.
Notes from Stockholm
Dietary education programs are needed in Sweden where misinformation prevents olive oil from gaining the proper recognition it deserves.
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.
Mediterranean Diet Gaining Among Nutritionists But Olive Oil Still on Sidelines
Despite the recognition of the benefits of the Mediterranean diet, olive oil continues to be overlooked in the dietetic community.
An Open-Air Workshop of Sustainability
Let’s start thinking of an olive grove as a place where it is possible to practice and experience outdoor environmental education.
Trade Commission Report Fails to Consider Latest E.U. Measures
As is often the case with government reports, one hand is paying no attention to what the other hand is doing.