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California Olive Ranch Acquires Lucini Italia

The largest American olive oil producer, announced its acquisition of Lucini Italia, a producer and importer of Italian extra virgin olive oils.

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.
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Who’s Who On New Olive Oil Commission of California

To improve the state’s competitiveness the commission is expected to set meaningful and mandatory olive oil standards.

Farm Bill Notes Call on Agencies to ‘Remove Obstacles’ to Olive Oil Trade

The Joint Explanatory Statement of the Committee of Conference to the Farm Bill urges action on standards, enforcement and tariffs.
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Concern in Europe Over New Olive Oil Standards

Europe’s olive oil sector is keeping a wary eye on the United States and Australia for any moves to introduce mandatory quality standards, the minutes of an E.U. consultation committee show.

U.S. Launches Coordinated Strikes on E.U. Olive Oil Strongholds from Washington and Sacramento

It might not have been the offensive many were expecting over the past few weeks, though it was carefully targeted.
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Farm Bill Amendment Draws Attention to Divided Industry

The battle over an import control provision drew attention to a greatly divided olive oil industry.

Congressman Declares Olive Oil in New York ‘Not Rancid’

Before they defeated the Farm Bill Wednesday, House members debated olive oil quality, which one congressman determined "not a problem."