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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.
Special Report

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.
Olive Oil Times Special

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.”
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Importers and California Producers Begin a Dialogue in Davis

In an unlikely meeting, California olive oil producers met with major olive oil importers at U.C. Davis to find common ground.

Olive Oil Importers Say Trade Commission Report ‘Fell Short’

The North American Olive Oil Association said the USITC report "fell short of the objective analysis that Congress requested."