olive oil standards

One-Third of Olive Oils Sold in Canada Don’t Meet Quality Standards

Lab tests have revealed that one-third of olive oils for sale in Canada do not meet quality standards, according to a report citing chemical analyses by the Canadian Food Inspection Agency

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."
Special Report

‘New World’ Producers Set to Announce Trade Group to Rival International Olive Council

An announcement is expected on the formation of a trade group made up of New World olive oil producing countries, an organization that would rival the Madrid-based International Olive Council.

California Farmers Remain Unfamiliar with New Olive Oil Commission

The Olive Oil Commission of California is reaching out about its role and the new regulations affecting the state's producers.
Olive Oil Times Special

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.

Croatian MEP Proposes New Quality Measures

The European Parliament has proposed measures for the evaluation of high-quality extra virgin olive oils to protect consumers and producers.
Special Report

Olive Council Members Meet in 23rd Session

The International Olive Council (IOC) held the 23rd session of its Council of Members in Madrid.

Olive Council Says Proposed Changes to Codex Standard Hinder Fraud Detection

The International Olive Council produced three papers in preparation for the 24th session of the Codex Committee on Fats and Oils.