Apr. 27, 2016
The European Commission approved the Protected Geographical Indication 'PGI Sicilia’ for extra virgin olive oil produced on the island.
Apr. 21, 2016
NYIOOC award-winning olive oil producers reacted with elation to the news that their products were among the best in the world, just a year after one of the worst years on record.
Apr. 1, 2016
The first report on Italian extra virgin olive oil and the world consumer has been released by Extract, the observatory set up by Unaprol and Ixè
Jan. 25, 2016
A report dedicated to mafia involvement in Italian agriculture, and especially the olive oil sector, by CBS News magazine ‘60 Minutes’ on January 3, naturally raised various reactions. Taking a cue from recent scandals involving adulterated olive oil, CBS News correspondent Bill Whitaker suspected the threat of mafia entanglement throughout the whole “Made in Italy” industry,
Jan. 1, 2016
This Sunday, the most successful program in U.S. television history will delve into the adulteration of extra virgin olive oil in Italy and mafia involvement in the agricultural sector.
Dec. 18, 2015
Ten people are under investigation for the spreading of a plant disease, willful violation of the provisions on the environment and the "destruction or disfigurement of natural beauty."
Dec. 17, 2015
Italian growers are protesting a measure which they say threatens to undermine the struggle against products masquerading as Italian made.
Dec. 11, 2015
The eradication of diseased trees have not been sufficient to reassure the EU that Italy is doing all it should to contain the outbreak.
Dec. 10, 2015
The consumer group Codacons is offering free registration to those who say they've been affected by the latest scandal involving the sale of substandard olive oil.
Dec. 3, 2015
The oil was sold on the Italian and international markets, in US and Japan, with the statement '100 percent Italian' on the label for an illicit turnover estimated to be in the "tens of millions of euros," according to the State Forestry Corps.
Dec. 2, 2015
Buyers and journalists are in Italy with the hope of expanding trade in olive oils from Tuscany, Campania and Lombardy.
Nov. 13, 2015
Deoleo said it “strictly respects all the laws and regulations relating to food security in all the countries in which it operates."
Nov. 10, 2015
Inmates at Gorgona press their own oil from an olive variety unique to their prison island.