olive oil labeling

Italian Antitrust Authority Fines Lidl, Deoleo and Coricelli for Misleading Consumers

The Italian Antitrust Authority imposed fines on the global discount supermarket chain Lidl and the world's largest olive oil producer for mislabeling olive oil.

Motion Supports False Advertising Case Against Filippo Berio Olive Oil

The plaintiff stated that she understood the term “Imported from Italy” on the Filippo Berio olive oil label to mean the oil was made from olives "grown, crushed, bottled, and shipped from Italy."
Special Report

EU Committee Approves Elimination of 18-Month Shelf-Life on EVOO Labels

The Senate’s EU Policies Committee voted to implement a law that provides for the controversial elimination of the 18-month shelf-life on the label of extra virgin olive oil and indications of the origin.

Farmers Protest Proposed EU Law on Olive Oil Labeling

At the center of protest is the EU law 2015 that provides for the elimination of the 18 months of shelf life limit on the label of extra virgin olive oil and indications of the origin.
Olive Oil Times Special

Italian Farmers Propose Anti-Fraud Seal for EVOO

A new anti-fraud “super” label has been launched by the Italian Farmers Confederation to certify the origin of Italian olive oil.

Basilippo’s New Label Tells Consumers to ‘Cool It’

The award-winning producer has developed a new labeling system that helps keep EVOO at the ideal temperature to maintain quality.
Special Report

Israel Denounces EU Rules for Labeling Olive Oil from Occupied Territories

Settlements in East Jerusalem, the West Bank and the Golan Heights will be required to indicate their origin lies within an Israeli occupation.

Conference Urges Olive Oil Merchants to Monitor their Supply Chain

A small New York conference offered retailers and distributors pointers on managing risk and improving profits in the olive oil business.