Nov. 26, 2018
A new 'qualified health claim' allows bottlers to say that their product improves heart health if consumed instead of animal-based fats.
Jul. 20, 2017
Members of the House Committee on Appropriations have called on the Food and Drug Administration to update its report on the authenticity of extra virgin olive oil sold in the U.S.
Apr. 21, 2016
The U.S. House Agricultural Committee directed the FDA to look into creating a sampling and testing system for imported oils and to report back to Congress on its findings.
Feb. 18, 2014
A recent FDA warning letter is a sobering reminder for dietary supplement companies to be careful about their product claims.
Oct. 4, 2012
The global competitiveness of the U.S. commercial olive oil industry will be the subject of a U.S. International Trade Commission (USITC) investigation.
Aug. 18, 2012
A new group called the Alliance for Quality Standards is urging lawmakers to oppose the adoption of an olive oil marketing order proposed by California producers.
Jul. 29, 2012
The NAOOA, whose members are companies that import olive oil into the U.S., petitioned the FDA to adopt standards established by the International Olive Council.