Articles about olive oil adulteration Madrid Workshop Defines International Study on Olive Oil Fraud Detection An international research project on olive oil authentication will be funded by the European Union. Judge Orders Kangadis to Recall or Relabel Capatriti Products A judge ordered Capatriti to either recall its products, or apply a label stating that what’s inside is not really olive oil at all. Australia Leads New Push to Raise Campesterol Limit for Olive Oil New World producers are renewing a bid to raise the limit for campesterol in olive oil which they see as a trade barrier. Suspected Fraud Hits Major Israeli Supermarkets Government officials raided two factories in northern Israel, pressuring Ramy Levi and Home Center to recall thousands of olive oil products allegedly containing lamp oil. New Study Finds Some Foodservice Olive Oil ‘Not Fit for Consumption’ Many restaurant and foodservice “extra virgin” olive oils are so bad, a taste panel found them unfit for human consumption, according to a new report from the UC Davis Olive Center. Adulteration Risk as Olive Oil Gains Ground in China A new report on the huge potential to sell more olive oil to China also comes with a warning - opportunists there are already cashing in by selling adulterated oil. Spanish Police Say Palm, Avocado, Sunflower Was Passed Off as Olive Oil Details of an alleged international olive oil scam - in which palm, avocado, sunflower and other cheaper oils were mixed in an industrial biodiesel plant and passed off as olive oil - were released today by Spanish police. Nineteen Arrested Over Alleged Olive Oil Fraud Spanish police this week arrested 19 people allegedly linked to a complex network engaged in multi-million euro olive oil fraud, money laundering and tax evasion. Unaprol President Urges European Commission to Lower Alkyl Ester Limits Massimo Gargano, president of Unaprol, Italy's largest consortium of Italian olive oil producers, responded to consumers' concerns in the wake of 'Made in Italy' mislabeling claims. More Claims of ‘Made in Italy’ Labeling Lies China is scrutinizing olive oil arriving from Italy while Spain raises fears of wider market manipulation in the wake of new claims of fraud involving Italian olive oil. Two Plead Guilty in Olive Oil Fraud Scheme, Sentenced to Two Years in Jail Two Andalusian businessmen have been sentenced to two years’ jail for their part in the distribution of fraudulent olive in Spain in 2005 and 2006. Extra Virginity Tom Mueller humanizes the hotbed of olive oil today in a way that is clear, credible and compelling. Extra Virginity, which will be released on December 5th, could well prove to be a tipping point. © 2013 Olive Oil Times | All Rights Reserved.