Nov. 28, 2022
Already-high olive oil prices could rise a further 25 percent, which would put the product out of reach of many of the country’s consumers.
May. 9, 2022
Italian authorities said they prevented 2.3 million liters of virgin and refined olive oils labeled as extra virgin from entering the market.
Nov. 10, 2021
In Umbria, researchers and farmers are identifying the isotopic profiles of local extra virgin olive oils to verify authentic products and add value.
Oct. 21, 2021
In wake of the new legislation passed in Spain, the Italian producer association said it is time for all European countries to adopt the same practices.
Jun. 22, 2020
A majority of products sold as avocado oil in the U.S. is mislabeled or adulterated with cheaper oils, researchers at the University of California Davis found.
Jun. 5, 2020
Olive oil tops the list for joint activities against counterfeit, adulteration and misleading labels.
Mar. 3, 2020
A new law would protect Italian agriculture by letting prosecutors pursue frauds anywhere in the supply chain.
Feb. 14, 2020
Virgin olive oil promoted as extra virgin is a common infringement in the E.U., a new study found.
Jan. 16, 2020
Combating food fraud and ensuring authenticity will be an important part of a company’s success moving forward.
Jan. 14, 2020
The American Botanical Council has released a report detailing the causes of adulteration of olive oil and the issues surrounding olive oil counterfeiting, mislabeling and fraud.
Feb. 7, 2018
The German supermarket chain was found to be not negligent in mislabeling virgin olive oil as extra virgin.
Jul. 11, 2017
Chinese authorities have arrested five suspects following an investigation into an alleged plot to sell olive oil with fraudulent expiration date labels.
Jul. 10, 2017
As major markets like China increase their demand for imported luxury foods such as olive oil, an Australian company, YPB Group, has developed an invisible tracking technology they believe will become an industry standard.
Jun. 29, 2017
As Taiwan's FDA targets esters in their efforts to aid in differentiation, the International Olive Council said a recent study contributes little to the cause.
Jun. 13, 2017
Hand-held devices have shown potential as fast and effective weapons in the battle to wipe out food fraud.
May. 9, 2017
In Denmark, the operation focused samples of olive oils sold in supermarkets to check their compliance with labeling regulations. Results showed that many of the 'virgin olive oils' tested were blends or lampante oil.