May. 27, 2020
The North American Olive Oil Association seeks to establish an olive oil standard of identity, which the association said will help prevent fraud and increase consumer confidence in olive oil.
Oct. 16, 2019
The NAOOA and 80 other trade organizations argue that tariffs applied to goods shipped from Europe prior to October would only hurt American importers and consumers.
May. 1, 2019
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.
Apr. 23, 2019
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.
Jul. 11, 2018
Pierluigi Tosato spoke today to a group representing major importers and said the industry was going about it all wrong.
Mar. 3, 2017
Fulton County Superior Court Judge Alford J. Dempsey, Jr. said that the Court was “not convinced” that the Dr. Oz Show disparaged imported olive oil or falsely labeled it a “health hazard.”
Dec. 19, 2016
The North American Olive Oil Association (NAOOA) filed a lawsuit against California-based distributor Veronica Foods for what it called "false, misleading and scientifically unsubstantiated statements."
Nov. 29, 2016
The suit filed today in Georgia by the trade group that represents the largest American importers and bottlers challenges Oz on what it calls his “false attacks” on imported olive oils.
Jan. 19, 2016
The OOCC was formed by the California olive oil industry for the purpose of developing, verifying and enforcing standards for California olive oil, and for conducting research on olives and olive oil. It held a meeting in Sacramento last week.
May. 28, 2015
A trade group released two reports raising questions about new California standards, which it says were hastily developed to avoid legal challenges.
Jul. 22, 2014
Forty-nine witnesses testified on proposed olive oil grading and labeling standards, and many others submitted written comments.
Oct. 24, 2012
Spanish olive oil producers are up in arms over the “unfair” and “absurd” marketing order being considered in the United States Congress.
Oct. 10, 2012
An expert analysis of the United States International Trade Commission's olive oil investigation.
Oct. 4, 2012
The global competitiveness of the U.S. commercial olive oil industry will be the subject of a U.S. International Trade Commission (USITC) investigation.
Jul. 29, 2012
The NAOOA, whose members are companies that import olive oil into the U.S., petitioned the FDA to adopt standards established by the International Olive Council.
Mar. 18, 2012
American olive oil producers are drafting a federal marketing order that would set higher quality standards, redefine grades and require new testing of all olive oil produced here.
Jan. 24, 2012
Extra virgin olive oil fraud will be the topic of an informational hearing Thursday at the California State Capitol in Sacramento.
Apr. 12, 2011
Olive oil industry executives and journalists gathered at a midtown Manhattan Italian restaurant Monday evening for an olive oil tasting and dinner NAOOA.