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U.S. Trade Rep. to Hold Public Hearing on Olive Oil Tariffs

Among those giving testimony at the hearing will be the executive director of the North American Olive Oil Association, which is also circulating a petition to get olive oil removed from the list.

Trade Group Petitions U.S. Over Potential Olive Oil Tariffs

The North American Olive Oil Association has said American consumers will be directly hurt by potential tariffs on European olive oil imports and called the suggested move a "tax" on Americans' health.
Special Report

Judge Partially Reinstates Trade Group’s Lawsuit

A federal judge has ruled that the North American Olive Oil Association may sue Veronica Foods on its own behalf, but not on behalf of its members. An attorney for Veronica Foods has again filed a motion to dismiss the case.

CEO of Largest Olive Oil Company Calls the Industry’s Business Model ‘Broken’

Pierluigi Tosato spoke today to a group representing major importers and said the industry was going about it all wrong.
Olive Oil Times Special

Importers’ Group Announces New Labeling Rules

The North American Olive Oil Association will require its members to apply two-year best-by dates on labels, ensure that country of origin details are clear, and provide recommendations for storage and usage.

Fourth Olive Oil Conference Coming to Chicago Area

Producers, importers and retailers will gather to hear from speakers discussing a wide range of topics, from olive oil health and nutrition to strengthening quality controls and standards.
Special Report

‘Veronica Foods’ Lawsuit Dismissed

A lawsuit filed last year by the North American Olive Oil Association against the distributor to specialty shops was dismissed after the court found that "standing had not been established."

Olive Oil Importers Name New Director

The North American Olive Oil Association has named Colavita attorney Joseph R. Profaci executive director of the trade group of major American olive oil importers.