Jul. 22, 2014
Forty-nine witnesses testified on proposed olive oil grading and labeling standards, and many others submitted written comments.
Jul. 4, 2014
The newly created Olive Oil Commission of California made its recommendations for new grade and labeling standards to the Secretary of Food and Agriculture.
Jun. 9, 2014
The company made headlines when the North American Olive Oil Association filed a class action lawsuit claiming “unlawful, misleading and deceptive misbranding.”
Feb. 18, 2014
A recent FDA warning letter is a sobering reminder for dietary supplement companies to be careful about their product claims.
Dec. 10, 2013
New rules aimed at making olive oil labels easier to read and understand will apply from late next year in the European Union.
Nov. 19, 2013
A new law banning refillable olive oil containers in Spain’s restaurants and bars will come into effect on January 1.
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.
Aug. 15, 2013
Olive oil producers are concerned the United Kingdom’s “traffic-light” food labeling will see their flagship products rated unhealthy.
Jul. 11, 2013
The Spanish government is preparing a royal decree banning refillable olive oil containers in restaurants and bars.
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.