olive oil labeling

FDA Allows Cardiovascular Health on Olive Oil Labels

A new 'qualified health claim' allows bottlers to say that their product improves heart health if consumed instead of animal-based fats.

‘Crafted in California’ Makes its Debut

Prompted by the scarcity and cost of local fruit, California Olive Ranch unveiled a new range of imported blends.
Special Report

A New ‘Greek Mark’ for Olives and Olive Oil

Seven companies in Greece that produce table olives and extra virgin and virgin olive oil were the first in the country to display a "Greek Mark" on their labeling, part of a project to distinguish Greek products in foreign markets.

Labeling Practices Still Not Up to Par in France, Report Finds

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.
Olive Oil Times Special

Dcoop, Pompeian Under Fire for Deceptive Labeling

The Spanish cooperative is again in the headlines for its export practices to the United States and its members are becoming wary.

New Labeling Laws for Australian EVOO Producers

The laws are the result of consumer pressure following a hepatitis A outbreak in Australia in February 2015 that was linked to contaminated Australian-packaged frozen berries imported from Canada and China.
Special Report

Importers’ Group Announces New Labeling Rules

The North American Olive Oil Association will require its members to apply two-year best-by dates on labels, ensure that country of origin details are clear, and provide recommendations for storage and usage.

Deoleo Agrees to Settle Lawsuit for $7 Million

The Spanish olive oil behemoth will settle with plaintiffs, paying out $7 million as well as agreeing to change labels and take measures to improve quality.