Oct. 24, 2017
Oliveoiltest.com simplifies and secures the process of getting olive oils tested for purity and quality.
Aug. 7, 2017
Patricia Darragh discussed advances in standards and education, and her own fiery passion for the olive oil industry.
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.
Dec. 4, 2015
Using optical spectroscopy, the new method can identify extra virgin, virgin and lampante.
Nov. 16, 2015
With other olive oils taking a back seat to extra virgin, Assitol’s president recommends a new approach.
Jan. 12, 2015
The Moroccan government has proposed rules which will define and regulate the quality of olive oil.
Jul. 22, 2014
Forty-nine witnesses testified on proposed olive oil grading and labeling standards, and many others submitted written comments.
May. 30, 2014
Under a new system designed to boost transparency, the IOC has begun circulating proposals on new or revised methods of analysis, parameters or limits.
Dec. 9, 2013
The Australian Olive Association has launched a "buy Aussie" campaign, which one group calls misleading.
Sep. 30, 2011
In a memorandum sent to Standards Australia, Codex and Australia's agriculture and foreign affairs ministries, the IOC laid out what it sees as a troubling development.
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. 11, 2011
The California State Health Committee voted unanimously in favor of Senate Bill 818, a first step toward revising the state's olive oil standards to match new USDA definitions.
Feb. 1, 2011
Producers of fresh oil from high quality fruit should be the only ones rewarded with a higher price and the designation of extra virgin.