Articles about olive oil standards
Olive Council Decision-Makers Meeting This Week in Madrid
The future of the International Olive Council is among key topics to be discussed at the annual session in Madrid this week.
Council Hears Why Olive Oil Quality Seals Are Burgeoning
A renewed effort to reach a single international standard for olive oil was called for by members of the sector attending a recent International Olive Council meeting, the IOC says in a summary of the event.
Quality Seal Sought to Protect Image of Spanish Olive Oil
Supporters say a proposed quality seal will help protect Spanish olive oil from “smear campaigns" by new producer countries.
U.S. Launches Coordinated Strikes on E.U. Olive Oil Strongholds from Washington and Sacramento
It might not have been the offensive many were expecting over the past few weeks, though it was carefully targeted.
Trade Commission Releases Report on Year-Long Investigation into U.S. Olive Oil Competitiveness
Olive oil producers, importers and marketers around the world are sifting document to try to gauge how it might affect their interests.
Bill to Create California Olive Oil Commission Clears Senate
The Senate approved a measure to establish a state commission to strengthen the competitiveness of California’s olive oil industry.
Olive Oil Quality Seals? Take Your Pick
Quality seal programs certify the quality of the olive oils displaying their stickers so consumers can buy with confidence.
Annual Chemists’ Meeting Shows Growing Interest in Olive Oil
Olive oil is getting more attention in the scientific community of oil chemists who met in Montreal last week for their annual meeting.
Codex Wants More Data on Engineered Soybean Oils
Bioetch giants Monsanto and DuPont will have to wait two years to seek a standard for genetically-engineered high-oleic soy bean oil.
New World Fails in Push to Raise Campesterol Limit for Olive Oil
New World producers have again failed in a bid to raise the limit for campesterol in olive oil, which they say acts as a trade barrier.
Olive Oil’s High-Oleic Rivals Mounting
Production of high-oleic acid soybean oil is set to rise 20-fold in less than five years and biotech giants expect demand to grow fast.
New Olive Oil Certification at Hebrew University
Students at the Hebrew University of Jerusalem can earn a degree in "olive oil expertise."
Australia Leads New Push to Raise Campesterol Limit for Olive Oil
New World producers are renewing a bid to raise the limit for campesterol in olive oil which they see as a trade barrier.