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Trade Group’s Lawsuit Against ‘Dr. Oz’ is Dismissed

Fulton County Superior Court Judge Alford J. Dempsey, Jr. said that the Court was “not convinced” that the Dr. Oz Show disparaged imported olive oil or falsely labeled it a “health hazard.”

Is a Perfect Storm Brewing for California’s Olive Oil Industry?

Headwinds for Europe's olive oil market appear to bode well for California's growing industry.
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What Recent Rains Mean for California Farmers

After years of drought, rain has once again returned to California. While many are celebrating, others are dealing with negative consequences including flooding and delayed harvests.

Filippo Berio Consumers Receive Payout of 50 Cents Per Bottle to End Lawsuit

Certified consumers of Filippo Berio olive oil who said they were misled into buying olive oil 'Imported from Italy' will receive a payout of 50 cents per bottle, but the plaintiff's attorneys may ask the court for up to $1 million in fees.
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Sciabica Celebrates 80 Years of California Olive Oil

Since 1936, the Sciabicas have continued a family tradition of quality production and a commitment to their customers.

5th NYIOOC Will Be the Biggest Yet

A larger venue, printed guidebook and a new portal for professional buyers highlight this fifth edition of the world's largest olive oil competition.
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U.S. Olive Oil Imports Are Increasingly in Bulk

Import trends suggest a dramatic change in the ways olive oil reaches American end users and the successful transition by Spain and others toward marketing their national brands to foreign buyers.

Ladner to Leave ‘Del Posto’ for Take-Out Pasta Venture

The celebrated New York chef, Mark Ladner announced he would be leaving his post as executive chef at the four-star Del Posto restaurant to dedicate himself to the launch of his quick-serve Pasta Flyer restaurant.