Articles about olive oil testing
After Bruising Season, Italy Combats Fraud and Invests in its Future
The minister of agriculture organized a meeting with stakeholders to "relaunch" a core sector of the Italian economy.
Researchers Extract Olive Oil Pigments to Detect Frauds
A faster and cheaper method to detect olive oil fraud has been devised by Italian researchers at Pisa University.
Students Design Device to Detect Indicators of Rancidity
A simple device developed by students at UC Davis can help monitor the quality of olive oil along the supply chain.
Chinese Search Giant Unveils Chopsticks to Detect Olive Oil Quality
Baidu says its chopsticks can detect adulteration in olive oil and other foods.
IOC Seeks New Method to Measure EVOO Phenolics
The IOC's tender to define new testing methods for phenolic compounds for nutritional labeling claims is a watershed moment for olive oil quality.
Most EVOOs Score Well in New Test for Phenolic Compounds
Half of the EVOOs bought at supermarkets and local stores have an excellent phenolic profile, according to a test using Nuclear Magnetic Resonance.
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.
Greece Flip-Flops on EVOO Labeling
A late decision will allow producers to use oleocanthal and oleacein levels to justify health benefit claims of olive oil polyphenols.
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.
U.K. Readies for European Ramp Up of Olive Oil Testing
One company controls 95 percent of olive oil bottling in the United Kingdom -- a fact that may simplify compliance with a new European Union olive oil testing regime.
Scientists Pool Expertise in Fight Against Fake Olive Oils
More than twenty of the world’s experts on olive oil verification met in Madrid to discuss olive oil fraud and possible solutions.
Madrid Workshop Defines International Study on Olive Oil Fraud Detection
An international research project on olive oil authentication will be funded by the European Union.
USDA Researchers Develop New Tests for Olive Oil Adulteration
Researchers at the USDA have found new ways to check olive oil authenticity, and a better way to process pomace.