Opinions

Greek Policy on Olive Oil Labeling in Disarray

Predictably, the flip-flopping on permitted health claims on olive oil labels in Greece stems from politics

Adulterating Greek Olive Oil Will Not Boost Competitiveness

An agency is proposing Greece allow olive oil blended with other oils on the Greek market. Will this approach backfire?
Special Report

More Misconceptions About Olive Oil

Claims about the healthfulness of olive oil made by seed and vegetable companies are unsubstantiated.

An ‘Interactive’ Lesson in Olive Oil Fraud

Oversimplification of complicated topics for short attention spans can disguise what is, all too often, just more misinformation.
Olive Oil Times Special

Extra Virgin Olive Oil IGP Sicilia

Sicily's huge environmental and biodiversity heritage must be preserved and promoted through a Protected Designation of Origin.

Notes from Stockholm

Dietary education programs are needed in Sweden where misinformation prevents olive oil from gaining the proper recognition it deserves.
Special Report

In Search of Mislabeled Olive Oil to Make a Buck

Reading the 2010 study that found most extra virgin olive oils mislabeled, a Washington man went out to find one to complain about.

Mediterranean Diet Gaining Among Nutritionists But Olive Oil Still on Sidelines

Despite the recognition of the benefits of the Mediterranean diet, olive oil continues to be overlooked in the dietetic community.