Sep. 30, 2019
The Olive Oil Commission of California announced new rules that will apply to large producers, including adding best by dates to all olive oil labels and tightening the rules regarding how olive oil provenance is labeled.
Aug. 19, 2019
Researchers found that olive oil stored in bag-in-box containers retained extra virgin quality standards for longer periods of time in both room temperature and abuse temperature storage conditions that olive oil stored in tin-plated steel containers.
Jul. 8, 2019
The IOC has told the EU the threshold for safely being able to consume the chemical 3-MCPD, which is found in refined vegetable oils.
Feb. 27, 2019
A proposal to lower the acidity threshold value of the extra virgin olive oil from 0.8 to 0.5 percent was presented by the consortium of Italian olive oil producers at a conference in Rome.
Jul. 30, 2018
The advisory board would provide olive growers and oil producers with more access to state and federal funds as well as increase their lobbying clout in Austin.
Aug. 1, 2017
Part of Europe's Horizon 2020 research and innovation program is an ambitious plan to find common approaches and analytical tools to check the quality and authenticity of olive oil.
Feb. 10, 2015
The International Olive Council produced three papers in preparation for the 24th session of the Codex Committee on Fats and Oils.
Jan. 12, 2015
The Moroccan government has proposed rules which will define and regulate the quality of olive oil.
Aug. 4, 2014
Lack of a deal on the future of the IOC means the treaty governing it is likely to be prolonged a year beyond its December expiration.
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.
May. 7, 2013
Olive oil is getting more attention in the scientific community of oil chemists who met in Montreal last week for their annual meeting.
Mar. 22, 2013
New World producers have again failed in a bid to raise the limit for campesterol in olive oil, which they say acts as a trade barrier.
Jan. 22, 2013
New World producers are renewing a bid to raise the limit for campesterol in olive oil which they see as a trade barrier.
Jan. 7, 2013
IOA objected to the mismatch between the standards proposed by FSSAI and those established by Codex and the International Olive Council.