Articles about olive oil standards
Rural Payments Agency Overseeing New Olive Oil Regulations in U.K.
The RPA's Horticultural Marketing Inspectorate has been chosen to oversee the new EU regulations that went into effect last month.
Farm Bill Notes Call on Agencies to ‘Remove Obstacles’ to Olive Oil Trade
The Joint Explanatory Statement of the Committee of Conference to the Farm Bill urges action on standards, enforcement and tariffs.
Importers and California Producers Begin a Dialogue in Davis
In an unlikely meeting, California olive oil producers met with major olive oil importers at U.C. Davis to find common ground.
Olive Oil Importers Say Trade Commission Report ‘Fell Short’
The North American Olive Oil Association said the USITC report "fell short of the objective analysis that Congress requested."
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.