EU regulation 432/2012

Tyrosol or Tyrosols: Greek Agency’s Stance on Health Claim Comes Down to Semantics

A Greek agency's refusal to recognize tyrosol derivatives is based not on any scientific evidence, but on misguided wordplay.

Scientists Respond to Debate Over Health Claims on Olive Oil Labels

Can oleocanthal and oleacein be measured to claim that olive oil polyphenols contribute to the protection from oxidative stress?
Special Report

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

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 Oil Times Special

Agriculture Minister Sees Labeling Regulation as Good for Greek Olive Oil

According to the Greek Minister of Agriculture, the 432/2012 regulation of the EU will help Greek olive oil make a bigger impact and advertise its quality.

U.K. Watchdog Okays Unilever’s ‘Less Saturated Fat than Olive Oil’ Claim

Ads claiming Unilever’s Flora Cuisine cooking oil provides “45 percent less saturated fat than olive oil" can stay on TV after the UK advertising watchdog found they are unlikely to mislead viewers.