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May. 29, 2014

Hard Line Proposed on Flavored Olive Oil Labeling

The days of flavored olive oils being labeled ‘extra virgin olive oil’ could be numbered in International Olive Council member countries.

Apr. 21, 2014

Scientists Respond to Debate Over Health Claims on Olive Oil Labels

Can oleocanthal and oleacein be measured to claim that olive oil polyphenols contribute to the protection from oxidative stress?

Mar. 13, 2014

Greek Policy on Olive Oil Labeling in Disarray

Predictably, the flip-flopping on permitted health claims on olive oil labels in Greece stems from politics

Nov. 19, 2013

In Search of Mislabeled Olive Oil to Make a Buck

Reading the 2010 study that found most extra virgin olive oils mislabeled, a Washington man went out to find one to complain about.

Oct. 24, 2013

Mouse in Olive Oil Cruet Spurs New Push For Ban

The discovery of a live mouse in an olive oil cruet in a Paris eatery has prompted new calls for the refillable containers to be banned from bar and restaurant tabletops.

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.

Aug. 15, 2013

Mediterranean Food Producers See Red Over U.K. 'Traffic Light' Labels

Olive oil producers are concerned the United Kingdom’s “traffic-light” food labeling will see their flagship products rated unhealthy.

Jul. 30, 2013

An 'ID' for Apulian Extra Virgin Olive Oil

Apulia launched a project to promote its extra virgin olive oils through innovation and quality certification.

Jul. 18, 2013

Cyprus Considers its Own Cruet Ban

Cypriot Minister of Agriculture Nicos Kouyialis says he supports adopting a ban on refillable olive oil containers.

Jul. 11, 2013

Refillable Oil Bottles Banned in Spanish Bars and Restaurants

The Spanish government is preparing a royal decree banning refillable olive oil containers in restaurants and bars.

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.

May. 16, 2013

Europe to Ban Refillable Olive Oil Cruets in Restaurants

Olive oil in restaurants and bars in Europe will have to be in properly-labeled, non-reusable containers from next year.

Feb. 19, 2013

Testaccio and Olive Oil Labelling

A look at an ecological dump and what it represents, with a view to understanding the true size of olive oil production in Ancient Rome.

Feb. 11, 2013

E.U. Committee Favors More Olive Oil Controls

New regulations designed to prevent and detect olive oil fraud appear likely to go ahead after votes in Brussels last week.

Feb. 4, 2013

Europe Closer to Banning Refillable Olive Oil Cruets in Restaurants

Reusable olive oil cruets would effectively be banned in restaurants and cafes across the Europe from next year, under proposed changes.

Jan. 17, 2013

Portugal's Experience Banning Olive Oil Cruets in Restaurants

In 2005, Portugal banned refillable olive oil bottles in restaurants. Now the European Union is considering a similar move.

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