Food and Drug Administration (FDA)

Italian Olive Oil Producer on FDA ‘Red List’ is Costco Supplier

The Italian company that produces Costco's Kirkland's Best brand has had 98 containers detained after the FDA issued an import alert.

Olive Oil Detained Due to Pesticide Traces

The detection of pesticide traces has stranded 98 shipping containers of Italian olive oil in the ports of New York and Seattle.
Special Report

Spanish Producers Fear Imminent U.S. Import Restrictions

Spanish olive oil producers are up in arms over the “unfair” and “absurd” marketing order being considered in the United States Congress.

USITC Stalking the Olive Groves

Hopefully the USITC report will be used to support long-term goals, not only the short-term interests of U.S. olive oil producers.
Olive Oil Times Special

The USITC Investigation of the Olive Oil Market: Thoughts from Legal Experts

An expert analysis of the United States International Trade Commission's olive oil investigation.

Trade Commission Investigates Olive Oil Industry ‘Competitiveness’

The global competitiveness of the U.S. commercial olive oil industry will be the subject of a U.S. International Trade Commission (USITC) investigation.
Special Report

Olive Oil Importers Lobby Congress to Oppose Marketing Order

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.

Olive Oil Importers Ask FDA for ‘Enhanced Standard of Identity’

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.