Articles about olive oil labeling
UK Prohibits Sale of Olive Oil ‘On-Tap’
After December 13, 2014, "fill-your-own" olive oil sales will be banned in the UK, but there are few details of the new rule.
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.
Divergent Views on Proposed California Olive Oil Standards
Forty-nine witnesses testified on proposed olive oil grading and labeling standards, and many others submitted written comments.
California Commission Releases Proposed Olive Oil Standards
The newly created Olive Oil Commission of California made its recommendations for new grade and labeling standards to the Secretary of Food and Agriculture.
Kangadis Files for Bankruptcy Following Class Action Suits
The company made headlines when the North American Olive Oil Association filed a class action lawsuit claiming “unlawful, misleading and deceptive misbranding.”
Council Seeks Input on Olive Oil Definitions and Test Methods
Under a new system designed to boost transparency, the IOC has begun circulating proposals on new or revised methods of analysis, parameters or limits.
Hard Line Proposed on Flavored Olive Oil Labeling
The days of flavored olive oils being labeled ‘extra virgin olive oil’ could be numbered in International Olive Council member countries.
Scientists Respond to Debate Over Health Claims on Olive Oil Labels
Can oleocanthal and oleacein be measured to claim that olive oil polyphenols contribute to the protection from oxidative stress?
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
Two Tablespoons: FDA’s Take on the Benefits of Olive Oil
The qualified health claim states that 2 tablespoons of olive oil every day may reduce the risk of coronary heart disease.
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.
Greece Flip-Flops on EVOO Labeling
A late decision will allow producers to use oleocanthal and oleacein levels to justify health benefit claims of olive oil polyphenols.
Europe Set for New Regulations on Olive Oil Labeling
New rules aimed at making olive oil labels easier to read and understand will apply from late next year in the European Union.