Articles about European Commission
Italy Adopts EU Provisions on Non-Refillable Bottles
The new legislation, Quality and Transparency of the Supply Chain of Olive Oils, formally adopts new rules for olive oil labeling and packaging.
EU Rejects UK’s ‘Traffic Light’ Nutritional Labeling
Europe has rejected the U.K.'s food labeling system, which it says unfairly discriminates against healthful foods like olive oil.
EU Leaders Urge Development of Organic Sector
The Eighth European Organic Congress met last week, focusing on the regulation needed to continue the burgeoning growth of the organic sector.
Olive Oil and Rice Bran Oil Compete for Indian Markets
As olive oil becomes more affordable within Indian population, rice bran oil, a popular staple, faces increasing competition.
EU Funding to Boost Consumer Confidence in Olive Oil Quality
Increasing consumer and market confidence in olive oil quality is one of the desired impacts of a proposed fund.
With No Deal on Olive Council’s Future, Europe Favors Treaty Extension
Lack of a deal on the future of the IOC means the treaty governing it is likely to be prolonged a year beyond its December expiration.
Data on Italy’s Carryover Olive Oil Stocks Too ‘Sensitive’ to Release
Details of Italy’s olive oil stocks at the start of the current season could disturb the market, the European Commission has told Olive Oil Times.
Europe Puzzled by Olive Tree Epidemic
Scientists are trying to determine how to prevent the spread of the devastating disease killing olive trees in southern Italy.
EU Olive Oil Sector Eager for Details of New School Promotion Plan
A plan to promote olive oil and table olives in schools is among matters likely to be discussed at the European Commission’s Advisory Group on Olives and Derived Products.
Italy Seeks Help to Contain Olive Tree Killer
Emergency E.U. funds are understood to have been promised to Italy to help limit the spread of a plant disease killing olive trees.
Fears Disease Could Spell Disaster for Europe’s Olive Trees
A plant disease is said to have already infected tens of thousands of olive trees -- many of them a century-old -- in Italy's Puglia region.
Mouse in Olive Oil Cruet Spurs New Push For Ban
The discovery of a live mouse in an olive oil cruet in a Paris eatery has prompted new calls for the refillable containers to be banned from bar and restaurant tabletops.
Concern in Europe Over New Olive Oil Standards
Europe’s olive oil sector is keeping a wary eye on the United States and Australia for any moves to introduce mandatory quality standards, the minutes of an E.U. consultation committee show.