olive oil labeling

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.
Special Report

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.
Olive Oil Times Special

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.
Special Report

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.

California Passes Olive Oil Labeling Law

The new law reverses previous legislation that allowed labels to say 'made in California' even if the bulk of the product originated elsewhere.