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Jan. 27, 2014

European Exporters Ask Taiwan to Stop Shunning Their Olive Pomace Oil

Taiwan’s Food and Drug Administration (TFDA) met with a European delegation in Taipei today over its continuing refusal of olive pomace oil.

Jan. 26, 2014

An 'Interactive' Lesson in Olive Oil Fraud

Oversimplification of complicated topics for short attention spans can disguise what is, all too often, just more misinformation.

Jan. 20, 2014

EU Offers €5m to Fight Olive Oil Fraud

Research on better detection of olive oil fraud could receive about €5 million ($6.7m) under the European Commission’s new program.

Oct. 21, 2013

Olive Oil Tops E.U. List of Foods at Most Risk of Fraud

Olive oil, fish and organic foods are the products most prone to food fraud, according to a draft report of a European Parliament committee which also calls for tougher penalties.

Oct. 4, 2013

Scientists Pool Expertise in Fight Against Fake Olive Oils

More than twenty of the world’s experts on olive oil verification met in Madrid to discuss olive oil fraud and possible solutions.

Sep. 3, 2013

Portuguese Consumer Group Seeks Clampdown on Olive Oil Mislabeling

A Portuguese consumer watchdog has called for more vigilance for olive oil fraud, amid claims of widespread mislabeling.

Jul. 25, 2013

Greek Police Make Arrests in Olive Oil Fraud Ring

Greek police made several arrests related to two separate olive oil fraud rings in the country’s two largest cities.

Jun. 13, 2013

Madrid Workshop Defines International Study on Olive Oil Fraud Detection

An international research project on olive oil authentication will be funded by the European Union.

Jun. 4, 2013

Australian Company Fined for Deceptive Olive Oil Labeling

MOI International sold a product labeled '100% Olive Oil' with small print on the package indicating it was mostly canola.

May. 29, 2013

Spain Denies Request for Details of Olive Oil Audits

Spain has objected to a request to release details of its audits of the accuracy of olive oil labels.

May. 28, 2013

Olive Oil Lawsuits Loom

Lawsuits targeting producers for mislabeling are popping up, and might represent just the tip of the litigation iceberg.

May. 8, 2013

Judge Orders Kangadis to Recall or Relabel Capatriti Products

A judge ordered Capatriti to either recall its products, or apply a label stating that what’s inside is not really olive oil at all.

Apr. 29, 2013

Court Finds Olive Oil Grades Mean Little to 'Ordinary' Consumers

A New York court sees no evidence that the perceptions of most consumers align with various labeling standards for olive oil.

Apr. 23, 2013

Experts in Olive Oil Authentication Called to Madrid Workshop

Olive oil authentication will be under the spotlight at an invitation-only scientific workshop to be held in Madrid from June 10-11.

Apr. 22, 2013

Improved DNA Tracing Puts Olive Oil Adulterers on Notice

Spanish scientists claim they are close to offering‭ “‬paternity tests‭" ‬for virgin olive oil which would be a powerful ally against fraud.

Feb. 17, 2013

'Space Laser' Can Detect Fraudulent Olive Oil

A new laser device developed to detect carbon on Mars, could be used detect food fakes, including fraudulent olive oil, here on earth.

Feb. 15, 2013

Olive Oil Fridge Test? Don't Count On It.

Dr. Oz urged his 3 million viewers to test EVOO by chilling it, but experts say the “fridge test” for olive oil is a long-standing myth.

Feb. 11, 2013

E.U. Committee Favors More Olive Oil Controls

New regulations designed to prevent and detect olive oil fraud appear likely to go ahead after votes in Brussels last week.

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