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.
Jun. 13, 2017
The initiative, which aimed to distinguish genuine Italian products from fake goods and snatch back billions of Euros in lost sales from goods masquerading as Italian products, has caused bitter division among food producers.
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.
Dec. 17, 2015
Italian growers are protesting a measure which they say threatens to undermine the struggle against products masquerading as Italian made.
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.