Jun. 4, 2013
MOI International sold a product labeled '100% Olive Oil' with small print on the package indicating it was mostly canola.
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.
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.
Dec. 28, 2011
During the current financial crisis, demand for first quality standardized olive oil has declined in Greece. The explanation relies in the cuts to wages and the limitation of household resources in general.
Oct. 5, 2011
The inquiry started last November after analyses of 24 batches of cheap olive oil on sale in Jaén and Córdoba found the contents of some were inferior to that shown on the label.
Sep. 17, 2011
A new decree states that the place of origin must be written in legible characters and in the same field of vision as the category of oil.