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Jun. 20, 2013

House Rejects Olive Oil Import Restrictions, Then Farm Bill Altogether

The House failed to pass the 5- year Farm Bill after an overwhelming vote to strike an olive oil provision.

Jun. 13, 2013

Olive Oil Quality Seals? Take Your Pick

Quality seal programs certify the quality of the olive oils displaying their stickers so consumers can buy with confidence.

May. 20, 2013

New Farm Bill Includes Olive Oil Controls

The U.S. Farm Bill of 2012 failed to pass, but a new version is back with the same provision for olive oil as last year’s version.

Dec. 6, 2012

USITC Holds Hearing on Olive Oil Market Conditions

The USITC held a hearing as part of an investigation into the conditions of competition in the olive oil market.

Oct. 24, 2012

Spanish Producers Fear Imminent U.S. Import Restrictions

Spanish olive oil producers are up in arms over the “unfair” and “absurd” marketing order being considered in the United States Congress.

Oct. 14, 2012

USITC Stalking the Olive Groves

Hopefully the USITC report will be used to support long-term goals, not only the short-term interests of U.S. olive oil producers.

Oct. 10, 2012

The USITC Investigation of the Olive Oil Market: Thoughts from Legal Experts

An expert analysis of the United States International Trade Commission's olive oil investigation.

Oct. 4, 2012

Trade Commission Investigates Olive Oil Industry 'Competitiveness'

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

Olive Oil Importers Ask FDA for 'Enhanced Standard of Identity'

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 Draft Federal Marketing Order

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

Stakeholders to Testify at California Olive Oil Hearing

Extra virgin olive oil fraud will be the topic of an informational hearing Thursday at the California State Capitol in Sacramento.

Apr. 12, 2011

North American Olive Oil Association Hosts a Tasting in New York

Olive oil industry executives and journalists gathered at a midtown Manhattan Italian restaurant Monday evening for an olive oil tasting and dinner NAOOA.

Feb. 16, 2011

Edwin Frankel: Taking California Olive Oil to Higher Standards

Bold and controversial, his recently published findings have gripped the attention of the industry as they pave the way toward scientific strides for California olive oil.

Nov. 10, 2010

Olive Council Holds Meeting on Geographic Indications

Concerns arise over origin criteria, who confers the special designations; and once an olive oil or table olive has the designation, who protects and polices it.

Aug. 13, 2010

EVOO and A-Rod: The Dawn of Olive Oil's Era of Testing

The lawsuit was announced in typical American fashion, complete with a celebrity chef. Maybe this is what it needed to come to. Nothing happens here without buzz.

Jul. 28, 2010

Cold Press: The Media Pile-On After the Davis Olive Oil Report

The Davis report's bashing of imported olive oils has enjoyed the kind of viral publicity only eye-grabbing headlines like "That Olive Oil's No Virgin" could achieve. But is it fair?

Jul. 26, 2010

Davis Olive Center Chemist, NAOOA's Bauer on NPR

Debate continues to swirl around the recent UC Davis Olive Center's report that found most imported extra virgin olive oils sampled did not meet international standards.

Jul. 16, 2010

Industry Group Responds to UC Davis Olive Oil Report (Press Release)

"Through our ongoing, rigorous testing of olive oils, I assure you that the imported olive oils sold by our members are labeled correctly" Bob Bauer, NAOOA

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