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.
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.
Jun. 28, 2015
A Greek agency's refusal to recognize tyrosol derivatives is based not on any scientific evidence, but on misguided wordplay.
Feb. 2, 2015
Recent checks in France revealed widespread problems with falsely labeled olive oils.
Jan. 12, 2015
Two class action suits were filed in California against the importers of the most popular brands of Italian olive oils.
Dec. 9, 2014
As unfriendly as the climate has been for olives, it's just right for olive oil fraud. New EU labeling laws aim to help consumers know whet they're getting.
Oct. 27, 2014
The new legislation, Quality and Transparency of the Supply Chain of Olive Oils, formally adopts new rules for olive oil labeling and packaging.
Oct. 8, 2014
Europe has rejected the U.K.'s food labeling system, which it says unfairly discriminates against healthful foods like olive oil.