Nov. 29, 2020
Trade groups fear the widespread implementation of the Nutri-Score nutrition label will dilute the messages about extra virgin olive oil’s health benefits and hurt Italian producers.
Jul. 7, 2020
The increase in olive oil consumption is partially due to the Covid-19 pandemic, which has led consumers to change their eating priorities.
Dec. 20, 2018
The national consortium Italia Olivicola is a new organization bringing together more than 250,000 olive growers from fifteen regions.
Jul. 5, 2018
An agreement signed in Rome by Coldiretti, Unaprol, Federolio and FAI S.p.A. includes measures which stirred protests among representatives of the Italian olive oil sector.
Mar. 4, 2016
About 22 tons of olive oil from Apulia and Greece fraudulently sold as extra virgin olive oil IGP Toscano have been seized and fortyseven people are now under investigation for commercial fraud and counterfeiting of IGP olive oil
Mar. 2, 2016
Agriculture and Justice Committees of the Chamber of Deputies rejected a measure to 'decriminalize' counterfeit olive oil.
Feb. 4, 2016
Another major seizure of mislabeled olive oil was announced hours before another raid found table olives colored with a hazardous substance to hide blemishes.
Jan. 3, 2016
Before millions of viewers who had just watched the Denver Broncos defeat the San Diego Chargers in a close late-season football game, '60 Minutes' showed how American olive oil consumers are getting ripped off by the Italian mob.
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.