Oct. 6, 2014
Coldiretti Molise has backed new legislation aimed at preventing olive oil adulteration and fraud.
Jun. 9, 2014
The company made headlines when the North American Olive Oil Association filed a class action lawsuit claiming “unlawful, misleading and deceptive misbranding.”
Jan. 22, 2013
New World producers are renewing a bid to raise the limit for campesterol in olive oil which they see as a trade barrier.
Sep. 18, 2012
Many restaurant and foodservice “extra virgin” olive oils are so bad, a taste panel found them unfit for human consumption, according to a new report from the UC Davis Olive Center.
May. 14, 2012
A new report on the huge potential to sell more olive oil to China also comes with a warning - opportunists there are already cashing in by selling adulterated oil.
Feb. 14, 2012
Details of an alleged international olive oil adulteration scam were released today by Spanish police.
Jan. 8, 2012
Italy's consortium of Italian olive oil producers, responded to consumers' concerns in the wake of 'Made in Italy' mislabeling claims.
Dec. 17, 2011
Two Andalusian businessmen have been sentenced to two years’ jail for their part in the distribution of fraudulent olive in Spain in 2005 and 2006.
May. 30, 2011
Consumers' knowledge about olive oil quality, and controversial new EU rules designed to crack down on deodorized oils are on the agenda of a new annual conference in Seville.
Apr. 14, 2011
The International Olive Council called the report "the same inexplicable criticism" that could cause "irreparable damage to the reputation of olive oil."
Apr. 13, 2011
In a redux of last Summer's slamming of imported olive oils, California and Australian labs have teamed up to offer a critical assessment of the quality of America's top-selling brands.