olive oil labeling

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."

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.
Special Report

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.

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.
Olive Oil Times Special

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.

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.
Special Report

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.

Non-GMO Labeling for Olive Oil a Non-Issue

Buyers are increasingly requiring assurances that foods are GMO-free, but the controversy has little to do with olive oil.