American Trade Group Awarded Research Grant

The funding is part of a $36.5-million provision in the Farm Bill for research to support the country’s specialty crop farmers.

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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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."

Olive Oil Quality Seals? Take Your Pick

Quality seal programs certify the quality of the olive oils displaying their stickers so consumers can buy with confidence.
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USDA Researchers Develop New Tests for Olive Oil Adulteration

Researchers at the USDA have found new ways to check olive oil authenticity, and a better way to process pomace.

USITC Holds Hearing on Olive Oil Market Conditions

The USITC held a hearing as part of an investigation into the conditions of competition in the olive oil market.
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European Commission Calls Proposed Olive Oil Marketing Order ‘Unfair’

The E.U. Trade Commissioner Karel De Gucht said a proposed U.S. marketing order for olive oil would cause unfair delays and costs.

Olive Center Offers Chemical Testing

The renowned California research center is offering olive oil chemical and sensory evaluations for producers, importers and retailers.