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Trade Group Sues Specialty Store Distributor Veronica Foods for ‘False Statements’

The North American Olive Oil Association (NAOOA) filed a lawsuit against California-based distributor Veronica Foods for what it called "false, misleading and scientifically unsubstantiated statements."

Trade Group Sues ‘Dr. Oz’ for Statements About Imported Olive Oil

The suit filed today in Georgia by the trade group that represents the largest American importers and bottlers challenges Oz on what it calls his “false attacks” on imported olive oils.
Special Report

Olive Oil Commission of California Holds Informational Meeting

The OOCC was formed by the California olive oil industry for the purpose of developing, verifying and enforcing standards for California olive oil, and for conducting research on olives and olive oil. It held a meeting in Sacramento last week.

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.
Olive Oil Times Special

California Approves Olive Oil Standards

The California olive oil industry is cheering as the state adopts new standards for olive oil produced in the state.

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

Survey Finds Consumers Both Enthused, and Confused, About Olive Oil

Americans use olive oil a lot once they start, but myths persist and they still find choosing an olive oil confusing, a survey found.

Kangadis Files for Bankruptcy Following Class Action Suits

The company made headlines when the North American Olive Oil Association filed a class action lawsuit claiming “unlawful, misleading and deceptive misbranding.”