Codex Alimentarius

Olive Council Says Proposed Changes to Codex Standard Hinder Fraud Detection

The International Olive Council produced three papers in preparation for the 24th session of the Codex Committee on Fats and Oils.

Indian Olive Association Responds to Reports of Olive Oil Blockade

The Indian Olive Association released a statement in response to the widely-reported Indian blockage of European olive oil.
Special Report

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.

Olive Oil’s High-Oleic Rivals Mounting

Production of high-oleic acid soybean oil is set to rise 20-fold in less than five years and biotech giants expect demand to grow fast.
Olive Oil Times Special

Olive Council ‘Lacks Funds’ to Represent Sector at Key Meeting

The intergovernmental organization says a lack of funds will prevent it attending the key Codex meeting on international standards.

Australia Leads New Push to Raise Campesterol Limit for Olive Oil

New World producers are renewing a bid to raise the limit for campesterol in olive oil which they see as a trade barrier.
Special Report

Promising Results for New Test for Pesticide Residues in Olive Oil

Biosensors that appear to offer a cheap and fast way to detect insecticide residues in olive oil have been developed by a team of French and Moroccan scientists.

Indian Olive Association Meets in New Delhi

IOA President VN Dalmia said India’s olive oil imports had grown by nearly 40 percent from 5,000 tons in 2010-11 to 6,900 tons in 2011-12.