olive oil labeling

Importers’ Group Announces New Labeling Rules

The North American Olive Oil Association will require its members to apply two-year best-by dates on labels, ensure that country of origin details are clear, and provide recommendations for storage and usage.

Deoleo Agrees to Settle Lawsuit for $7 Million

The Spanish olive oil behemoth will settle with plaintiffs, paying out $7 million as well as agreeing to change labels and take measures to improve quality.
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European Commission Seeks Feedback on Labeling Rules

Actors in the olive oil sector and consumers have been asked for their feedback on proposed amendments to EU rules on the labeling of olive oil.

Blockchain Technology Coming to Olive Oil, Someday

As the bottle moves through the supply chain it can be tracked. When it changes hands from wholesaler to retailer to consumer, each step is noted with another transaction on the blockchain.
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Italian Court Quashes Lidl Italia Fine for Mislabeled Olive Oil

The German supermarket chain was found to be not negligent in mislabeling virgin olive oil as extra virgin.

China Arrests Five for Forging Expiration Dates on Olive Oil

Chinese authorities have arrested five suspects following an investigation into an alleged plot to sell olive oil with fraudulent expiration date labels.
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Australian Company Develops Invisible Technology to Combat Food Fraud

As major markets like China increase their demand for imported luxury foods such as olive oil, an Australian company, YPB Group, has developed an invisible tracking technology they believe will become an industry standard.

British Olive Oil Brand Draws Mockery Over Comically Repetitive Labeling

A photo of an olive oil bottle being sold by the Co-operative Food is finding fame on social media. But thanks to its incomprehensible labeling, it's for all the wrong reasons.