Articles about olive oil standards
Two Out of Three California Olive Oils Fail New Homegrown Standards, Report Finds
A trade group released two reports raising questions about new California standards, which it says were hastily developed to avoid legal challenges.
Croatian MEP Proposes New Quality Measures
The European Parliament has proposed measures for the evaluation of high-quality extra virgin olive oils to protect consumers and producers.
Olive Council Members Meet in 23rd Session
The International Olive Council (IOC) held the 23rd session of its Council of Members in Madrid.
Olive Council Says Proposed Changes to Codex Standard Hinder Fraud Detection
The International Olive Council produced three papers in preparation for the 24th session of the Codex Committee on Fats and Oils.
Proposed Rules Would Align Morocco with International Standards
The Moroccan government has proposed rules which will define and regulate the quality of olive oil.
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.
With No Deal on Olive Council’s Future, Europe Favors Treaty Extension
Lack of a deal on the future of the IOC means the treaty governing it is likely to be prolonged a year beyond its December expiration.
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.
Europe’s Olive Oil Advisory Group Debates Changes
The future of the IOC and progress in transatlantic trade talks were debated at a meeting of the European Commission’s olive oil advisory group.
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.
Who’s Who On New Olive Oil Commission of California
To improve the state’s competitiveness the commission is expected to set meaningful and mandatory olive oil standards.
Rural Payments Agency Trials UK Oil Testing
The Rural Payments Agency (RPA) has commenced with a trial olive oil inspection at the largest bottler in the UK, as part of preparations for enforcing new EU-wide regulations.
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.