Articles about olive oil testing
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.
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.
Experts in Olive Oil Authentication Called to Madrid Workshop
Olive oil authentication will be under the spotlight at an invitation-only scientific workshop to be held in Madrid from June 10-11.
Improved DNA Tracing Puts Olive Oil Adulterers on Notice
Spanish scientists claim they are close to offering “paternity tests" for virgin olive oil which would be a powerful ally against fraud.
New Seal Program Aims to Regain Consumer Confidence
The Extra Virgin Alliance says it will test olive oils on store shelves to improve the supply chain and restore consumer trust.