Mar. 19, 2020
Updated legislation will require the implementation of a new traceability system and change labeling requirements.
Feb. 26, 2020
Sweden tested 21 brands that it suspected could be mislabeled and found most of them were. Producers and regulators are arguing over the survey's methods.
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 bag-in-box containers retained extra virgin quality standards longer than 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.
Oct. 15, 2015
The Olive Oil Commission of California is reaching out about its role and the new regulations affecting the state's producers.
May. 28, 2015
A trade group released two reports raising questions about new California standards, which it says were hastily developed to avoid legal challenges.
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.
Sep. 12, 2013
Olive oil producers, importers and marketers around the world are sifting document to try to gauge how it might affect their interests.
Sep. 10, 2013
The Senate approved a measure to establish a state commission to strengthen the competitiveness of California’s olive oil industry.
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.