Articles about olive oil standards
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.
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.