Jul. 11, 2017
Chinese authorities have arrested five suspects following an investigation into an alleged plot to sell olive oil with fraudulent expiration date labels.
Jul. 10, 2017
As major markets like China increase their demand for imported luxury foods such as olive oil, an Australian company, YPB Group, has developed an invisible tracking technology they believe will become an industry standard.
May. 24, 2017
A photo of an olive oil bottle being sold by the Co-operative Food is finding fame on social media. But thanks to its incomprehensible labeling, it's for all the wrong reasons.
Sep. 20, 2016
Efforts continue to ensure that restaurants, hotels and caterers are in compliance with the Spanish Royal Decree that prohibits refilling olive oil bottles. This summer a council in Jaen and a farmers association have taken new measures.
Sep. 20, 2016
The Italian Antitrust Authority has cleared Colavita Spa of an earlier charge of unfair business practices following a May 2015 report by the consumer magazine Il Test Salvagente.
Jul. 26, 2016
A U.S. District Judge granted class certification to those who bought any brand Filippo Berio olive oil with the exception of their organic olive oil, between May 2010 and June 2015.
Jun. 23, 2016
The Italian Antitrust Authority imposed fines on the global discount supermarket chain Lidl and the world's largest olive oil producer for mislabeling olive oil.
May. 18, 2016
The plaintiff stated that she understood the term “Imported from Italy” on the Filippo Berio olive oil label to mean the oil was made from olives "grown, crushed, bottled, and shipped from Italy."
Apr. 16, 2016
The Senate’s EU Policies Committee voted to implement a law that provides for the controversial elimination of the 18-month shelf-life on the label of extra virgin olive oil and indications of the origin.
Mar. 25, 2016
At the center of protest is the EU law 2015 that provides for the elimination of the 18 months of shelf life limit on the label of extra virgin olive oil and indications of the origin.
Dec. 2, 2015
The award-winning producer has developed a new labeling system that helps keep EVOO at the ideal temperature to maintain quality.
Nov. 16, 2015
Settlements in East Jerusalem, the West Bank and the Golan Heights will be required to indicate their origin lies within an Israeli occupation.
Sep. 28, 2015
A small New York conference offered retailers and distributors pointers on managing risk and improving profits in the olive oil business.