Articles about olive oil labeling
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.
Ban Imminent on Refillable Olive Oil Bottles in Spanish Restaurants and Bars
A new law banning refillable olive oil containers in Spain’s restaurants and bars will come into effect on January 1.
In Search of Mislabeled Olive Oil to Make a Buck
Reading the 2010 study that found most extra virgin olive oils mislabeled, a Washington man went out to find one to complain about.
Mouse in Olive Oil Cruet Spurs New Push For Ban
The discovery of a live mouse in an olive oil cruet in a Paris eatery has prompted new calls for the refillable containers to be banned from bar and restaurant tabletops.
Scientists Pool Expertise in Fight Against Fake Olive Oils
More than twenty of the world’s experts on olive oil verification met in Madrid to discuss olive oil fraud and possible solutions.
Portuguese Consumer Group Seeks Clampdown on Olive Oil Mislabeling
A Portuguese consumer watchdog has called for more vigilance for olive oil fraud, amid claims of widespread mislabeling.
Mediterranean Food Producers See Red Over U.K. ‘Traffic Light’ Labels
Olive oil producers are concerned the United Kingdom’s “traffic-light” food labeling will see their flagship products rated unhealthy.
An ‘ID’ for Apulian Extra Virgin Olive Oil
Apulia launched a project to promote its extra virgin olive oils through innovation and quality certification.
Cyprus Considers its Own Cruet Ban
Cypriot Minister of Agriculture Nicos Kouyialis says he supports adopting a ban on refillable olive oil containers.