Non-GMO Labeling for Olive Oil a Non-Issue

Buyers are increasingly requiring assurances that foods are GMO-free, but the controversy has little to do with olive oil.

Oxitec Still Pursuing Trial Release of GM Olive Flies in Spain

A British biotech firm hopes a field trial of its modified fly will still go ahead despite recently withdrawing its application.
Special Report

Are Olives Next in the GMO Fight?

Tempers are still high in California over the issue of genetically modified foods. So what about GMO olives and olive oil?

Oxitec CEO on Why Trial of its Genetically-Modified Olive Fly Should Go Ahead

Oxitec CEO Hadyn Parry said the world’s first field trial of a genetically-modified olive fly could start in Catalonia next year.
Olive Oil Times Special

Codex Wants More Data on Engineered Soybean Oils

Bioetch giants Monsanto and DuPont will have to wait two years to seek a standard for genetically-engineered high-oleic soy bean oil.

Olive Oil’s Biggest Problem

The biggest threat these days to olive oil producers is not other olive oil producers, and time is running out to organize a defense.
Special Report

Organic Olive Oil, EU Law and Proposition 37

If consumer protection has any meaning at all, California's Proposition 37, which would require mandatory labeling of genetically engineered food, would seem to be a no-brainer.