Jul. 20, 2021
The boards of the Parmigiano Reggiano and Grana Padano PDO consortia said they both reject Nutri-Score. The label also faces new challenges in Spain.
Jun. 9, 2021
While the Covid-19 pandemic severely damaged the entire agricultural sector, a government recovery plan could help by focusing on a sustainable transition to the future.
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.
Mar. 3, 2020
A new law would protect Italian agriculture by letting prosecutors pursue frauds anywhere in the supply chain.
Dec. 20, 2018
The national consortium Italia Olivicola is a new organization bringing together more than 250,000 olive growers from fifteen regions.
Jul. 26, 2016
A U.S. District Judge granted class certification to those who bought any brand Filippo Berio olive oil with the exception of their organic olive oil, between May 2010 and June 2015.
May. 16, 2016
The Italian government approved modifications to a draft legislative decree which would have decriminalized penalties for counterfeiting. The new measure provides for new administrative sanctions and introduces a system of traceability.
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.