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Nov. 3, 2014

Researchers Extract Olive Oil Pigments to Detect Frauds

A faster and cheaper method to detect olive oil fraud has been devised by Italian researchers at Pisa University.

Oct. 24, 2014

Executive Arrested in Taiwan Cooking Oil Scandal

Investigators say a Taiwan company blended pork lard and kitchen waste in its cooking oils sold to schools and, most likely, export markets.

Oct. 6, 2014

Italian Farmers' Organization Backs Olive Oil Quality Register

Coldiretti Molise has backed new legislation aimed at preventing olive oil adulteration and fraud.

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.

Jan. 10, 2014

Olive Council Investigating Taiwan’s Rejection of Pomace Oil Imports

Olive oil’s peak body is reaching out to Taiwan as the island continues to reject shipments of olive pomace oil.

Jan. 9, 2014

Taiwan Claims Italian Olive Pomace Oil Contains Green Colorant

Olitalia is the latest exporter to have its olive pomace oil rejected by Taiwan for allegedly containing copper chlorophyll.

Dec. 31, 2013

Taiwan Rejects Olive Pomace Oil Imports

Taiwan has refused imports of olive pomace oil and crude grapeseed oil from Europe claiming they have been adulterated.

Dec. 10, 2013

Europe Set for New Regulations on Olive Oil Labeling

New rules aimed at making olive oil labels easier to read and understand will apply from late next year in the European Union.

Nov. 22, 2013

U.K. Readies for European Ramp Up of Olive Oil Testing

One company controls 95 percent of olive oil bottling in the United Kingdom -- a fact that may simplify compliance with a new European Union olive oil testing regime.

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.

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