Oct. 6, 2021
Researchers found that the Nutri-Score label allowed consumers to correctly identify olive oil as the healthiest option among eight vegetable oils.
Sep. 27, 2021
A front-of-pack labeling system takes into account a food item’s macro and micro-nutrients and its social and environmental sustainability.
Sep. 20, 2021
A report from the International Agency for Research on Cancer asked the European Union and other countries to urgently adopt the French-born front-of-pack labeling platform.
Sep. 14, 2021
Researchers in France say the label would grade foods' environmental footprint based on its farming practices, biodiversity impact and effect on climate change.
Sep. 1, 2021
The bill, AB-535, would require brands that use the term “California” in their name to disclose the minimum percentage of California olive oil in their blended products.
Aug. 9, 2021
Using nuclear magnetic resonance spectroscopy, researchers were able to identify the individual compounds in olive oil samples and determine their provenance.
Mar. 16, 2021
Supporters of Assembly Bill 535 say it will protect California growers from unfair business practices. Detractors believe the bill punishes large producers and is unconstitutional.
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.
Jan. 16, 2020
Combating food fraud and ensuring authenticity will be an important part of a company’s success moving forward.
Oct. 7, 2019
Despite their initial opposition to Nutriscore, Germany's Julia Klöckner last week gave the green light for the controversial food labeling system.
Sep. 30, 2019
The Olive Oil Commission of California announced new rules that will apply to large producers, including adding best by dates to all olive oil labels and tightening the rules regarding how olive oil provenance is labeled.
Nov. 26, 2018
A new 'qualified health claim' allows bottlers to say that their product improves heart health if consumed instead of animal-based fats.
Oct. 10, 2018
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.