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.
Oct. 7, 2019
As whistleblowers dominate headlines in the United States, Crisis of Conscience: Whistleblowing in an Age of Fraud shines a light on the history of whistleblowing and people who do it.
May. 21, 2019
The criminal organization responsible for the olive oil fraudsters pocketed nearly $9 million annually from their illicit activity.
Apr. 1, 2019
Threats to the olive oil sector are changing as white collar crimes become more prevalent, officials said.
Jan. 2, 2019
The sensor uses a combination of laser diodes and computer-constructed algorithms to measure light emissions from samples of olive oils to determine whether they are correctly labeled.
Oct. 10, 2018
The French Directorate-General for Competition, Consumer Affairs and Fraud Control's recent report finds that misleading marketing information surrounding the sale of olive oil and related products still requires further regulation.
Mar. 29, 2018
The Knowledge Centre for Food Fraud and Quality has been set up in response to consumer concerns about food products most susceptible to tampering or adulteration like olive oil, wine, honey, dairy, fish, meat and poultry.
Feb. 7, 2018
The German supermarket chain was found to be not negligent in mislabeling virgin olive oil as extra virgin.
Dec. 6, 2016
Scientists managed to quantify DNA present in olive oil with the help of breakthrough forensic techniques.
Nov. 11, 2016
A team of Italian researchers came upon a marker that could be useful to identify adulteration in refined olive oils.
Sep. 20, 2016
The Italian Antitrust Authority has cleared Colavita Spa of an earlier charge of unfair business practices following a May 2015 report by the consumer magazine Il Test Salvagente.
Jun. 23, 2016
The Italian Antitrust Authority imposed fines on the global discount supermarket chain Lidl and the world's largest olive oil producer for mislabeling olive oil.
May. 30, 2016
Farmers alerted police that some companies may have been manipulating olive oil with biodiesel, with the intention to distribute it on the market as olive oil.