Articles about olive oil labeling
California’s Olive Oil Time Warp
Thanks to their new self-imposed regulations, California olive oil producers are already partying like it's 2015.
EU Rejects UK’s ‘Traffic Light’ Nutritional Labeling
Europe has rejected the U.K.'s food labeling system, which it says unfairly discriminates against healthful foods like olive oil.
Italy Nears Cruet Ban of its Own
Following a similar move in Spain, Italy is on its way to banning oil cruets in restaurants.
California Approves Olive Oil Standards
The California olive oil industry is cheering as the state adopts new standards for olive oil produced in the state.
U.K. Defines New Ban on ‘On-Tap’ Olive Oil Sales
The agency enforcing a new ban on the sale of “on-tap” olive oil in the UK has provided new details on what would constitute such a sale.
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?