Oct. 20, 2021
The latest short-term projections show limited growth in exports and steady production. While olive oil prices rose last year, so did production costs.
Sep. 30, 2021
The European Parliament’s agriculture and environment committees voted to pass the Farm to Fork strategy to a full vote in October.
Sep. 27, 2021
The trans-Atlantic partners have announced an effort to cut methane emissions by 30 percent in an effort to meet commitments outlined by the Paris Agreement.
Aug. 24, 2021
Health campaigners are outraged with the EFSA’s conclusion, accusing the food safety authority of bending to pressure from industry.
Aug. 23, 2021
The limits on the carcinogenic heavy metal will come into force at the end of August.
Aug. 17, 2021
The E.U. hopes to convince farmers to be one of the driving forces in the effort to plant the new trees.
Jun. 22, 2021
The Court of International Trade said the Commerce Department had failed to prove that subsidies received by Spanish table olive producers violated U.S. law.
Jun. 14, 2021
If approved by France, Germany and Spain, the deal would be unveiled when U.S. President Joe Biden visits Brussels this week.
Apr. 29, 2021
A report by the European Food Safety Agency shows contaminant levels on olives among the lowest of all foods available to consumers.
Mar. 26, 2021
Olive farmers will be among the benefactors of European programs targeted at stimulating the consumption of organic products and financing the transition to organic farms.
Mar. 17, 2021
Almost 300 scientists and health professionals praised the scientific basis of Nutri-Score and criticized the alternative proposals.
Mar. 9, 2021
Scientists are building a digital model of the Earth that will act as an information system for better decision-making on development and environmental issues within the European Union.
Mar. 8, 2021
The report argues that a renewed focus on the Mediterranean diet could help the region mitigate the impacts of climate change, promote sustainable agriculture and increase food security.
Aug. 21, 2020
Along with shrinking the infection and buffer zones, the European Commission also admitted that the deadly plant pathogen could no longer be removed in some regions and called on E.U. member states to intensify their surveillance of the disease.
Aug. 19, 2020
Tariffs on Spanish olive oil and French and Spanish table olives will remain at 25 percent however, after the U.S. opted not to increase them.
Aug. 12, 2020
Agricultural organizations from across the 27-member trading bloc are lobbying their representatives to restore the sector’s budget. If passed, the latest update of the Common Agricultural Policy will include a 10 percent cut.
Aug. 4, 2020
The European Commission wants the United States to scrap tariffs on a range of manufactured and agricultural goods now that E.U. states found to be providing illegal subsidies to Airbus have complied with WTO demands.
Jul. 20, 2020
The decision comes as the three main institutions responsible for legislation in the trading bloc agreed on an extension to the Common Agricultural Policy. Spain’s main agricultural cooperative has welcomed the move.
Jul. 10, 2020
The European Commission estimates production will rise to 2.3 million tons in the coming crop year.