Sep. 30, 2022
Commissioner for Health and Food Safety Stella Kyriakides told European agricultural ministers that a pan-European food label would be published soon.
Sep. 21, 2022
With Europe set to choose a mandatory food labeling system in the next six months, Nutri-Score remains the front-runner.
Aug. 10, 2022
With the update, Nutri-Score will differentiate between the type of fat content and consider micronutrients. Both factors will result in a higher score for olive oil.
Jul. 6, 2022
The goal of the Aristoil Plus project is to improve olive oil quality among its members and promote olive oil as a nutraceutical food to consumers.
May. 25, 2022
At least two-thirds of samples with protected statuses from the European Union received an "A" or "B" from Nutri-Score.
May. 16, 2022
The new initiative is meant to promote sustainable farming and milling practices. Participating farmers hope the certification will add value.
Feb. 16, 2022
Consumers in developing countries showed the most rapid increase in sustainably made foods. Developed countries experienced more modest gains.
Feb. 10, 2022
The release of the app coincides with a survey that showed strong consumer preference for tradition nutrition labels.
Jan. 18, 2022
Health providers in France have asked the federal government to lobby the European Commission in support of the widespread adoption of the controversial front-of-pack label system.
Dec. 20, 2021
Interested parties will have until March 7, 2022, to participate. About one-third of the comments already published have come from the four main olive oil-producing countries.
Dec. 13, 2021
Nutri-Score’s creator said a new feature is designed to provide a more holistic view on the health score of packaged foods.
Nov. 29, 2021
Officials in France, Italy and Spain want specialty products to be treated differently than processed foods by the labeling system.
Nov. 22, 2021
The Italian Agriculture minister continued to denounce how Nutri-Score grades local specialties, while drumming up support for an alternative.
Mar. 10, 2021
Olive oil exporters in Tunisia hope to double exports of bottled olive oil in the next five years. The government plans to help by easing bureaucratic hurdles and promoting quality.
Feb. 17, 2021
Seven European countries have formed a body to promote the controversial front-of-pack label system and support research efforts.
Jan. 15, 2021
Olive oil prices in Puglia continue to slide despite lower production in 2020. Coldiretti believes the government must do more.
Sep. 28, 2020
Italy, the Czech Republic, Greece, Latvia, Hungary, Cyprus and Romania asked the E.U. to take a new approach to the subject of front-of-pack labeling.
Sep. 25, 2020
Researchers across Europe demonstrated that consuming foods with a higher nutrient profiling score was associated with an increased mortality.
Sep. 9, 2020
the Italian Minister of Agriculture has been lobbying other E.U. governments on the issue and has called for the protection of foods that she hailed as "pillars of the Mediterranean diet.”
Sep. 1, 2020
The influential scientific advisory board, WBAE, has asked the German government to do more for sustainability by introducing specific labels on products based on their carbon footprint.