Articles about olive oil fraud
Executive Arrested in Taiwan Cooking Oil Scandal
Investigators say a Taiwan company blended pork lard and kitchen waste in its cooking oils sold to schools and, most likely, export markets.
Italian Farmers’ Organization Backs Olive Oil Quality Register
Coldiretti Molise has backed new legislation aimed at preventing olive oil adulteration and fraud.
Kangadis Case Moves Forward Despite Bankruptcy
A suit against the seller of Capatriti olive oil is moving forward, despite the bankruptcy of the company marketing it.
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.
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.
New York Times Revises Olive Oil Fraud Infographic
The New York Times made revisions to an infographic on olive oil fraud that critics said was sensational and inaccurate in parts.
Importers Call NYT Piece ‘Defamatory’, Mueller ‘Dismayed’
Importers blasted the New York Times for what it called a "defamatory and inaccurate" piece on olive oil adulteration in Italy.
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.
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.
EU Offers €5m to Fight Olive Oil Fraud
Research on better detection of olive oil fraud could receive about €5 million ($6.7m) under the European Commission’s new program.
Olive Council Investigating Taiwan’s Rejection of Pomace Oil Imports
Olive oil’s peak body is reaching out to Taiwan as the island continues to reject shipments of olive pomace oil.
Taiwan Claims Italian Olive Pomace Oil Contains Green Colorant
Olitalia is the latest exporter to have its olive pomace oil rejected by Taiwan for allegedly containing copper chlorophyll.
Taiwan Rejects Olive Pomace Oil Imports
Taiwan has refused imports of olive pomace oil and crude grapeseed oil from Europe claiming they have been adulterated.