Oct. 4, 2013
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
A Portuguese consumer watchdog has called for more vigilance for olive oil fraud, amid claims of widespread mislabeling.
May. 29, 2013
Spain has objected to a request to release details of its audits of the accuracy of olive oil labels.
May. 16, 2013
Olive oil in restaurants and bars in Europe will have to be in properly-labeled, non-reusable containers from next year.
Feb. 4, 2013
Reusable olive oil cruets would effectively be banned in restaurants and cafes across the Europe from next year, under proposed changes.
Jan. 17, 2013
In 2005, Portugal banned refillable olive oil bottles in restaurants. Now the European Union is considering a similar move.
Dec. 9, 2012
World olive oil capital Spain gave broad support for a range of changes that could form part of an EU action plan for the struggling sector.
Nov. 20, 2012
At a meeting last week of European farmers, there was some support for measures in the proposed European "olive oil action plan."
Oct. 26, 2012
A Spanish consumer body says nine out of 34 extra virgin olive oils it tested were really virgin olive oil and one was lampante.
Aug. 21, 2012
Ads claiming Unilever’s Flora Cuisine cooking oil provides “45 percent less saturated fat than olive oil" can stay on TV after the UK advertising watchdog found they are unlikely to mislead viewers.