German/Australian DAGs and PPP standards

Two Out of Three California Olive Oils Fail New Homegrown Standards, Report Finds

A trade group released two reports raising questions about new California standards, which it says were hastily developed to avoid legal challenges.

Divergent Views on Proposed California Olive Oil Standards

Forty-nine witnesses testified on proposed olive oil grading and labeling standards, and many others submitted written comments.
Special Report

EU Olive Oil Sector Eager for Details of New School Promotion Plan

A plan to promote olive oil and table olives in schools is among matters likely to be discussed at the European Commission’s Advisory Group on Olives and Derived Products.

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.
Olive Oil Times Special

Greeks Respond to Calls for New Tests for Olive Oil Quality

We asked three prominent Greeks how they view the proposed adoption of new testing methods for extra virgin olive oils.

Olive Oil Quality Seals? Take Your Pick

Quality seal programs certify the quality of the olive oils displaying their stickers so consumers can buy with confidence.
Special Report

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.

New Study Finds Some Foodservice Olive Oil ‘Not Fit for Consumption’

Many restaurant and foodservice “extra virgin” olive oils are so bad, a taste panel found them unfit for human consumption, according to a new report from the UC Davis Olive Center.