olive oil standards

With No Deal on Olive Council’s Future, Europe Favors Treaty Extension

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.

California Commission Releases Proposed Olive Oil Standards

The newly created Olive Oil Commission of California made its recommendations for new grade and labeling standards to the Secretary of Food and Agriculture.
Special Report

Europe’s Olive Oil Advisory Group Debates Changes

The future of the IOC and progress in transatlantic trade talks were debated at a meeting of the European Commission’s olive oil advisory group.

Council Seeks Input on Olive Oil Definitions and Test Methods

Under a new system designed to boost transparency, the IOC has begun circulating proposals on new or revised methods of analysis, parameters or limits.
Olive Oil Times Special

Who’s Who On New Olive Oil Commission of California

To improve the state’s competitiveness the commission is expected to set meaningful and mandatory olive oil standards.

Rural Payments Agency Trials UK Oil Testing

The Rural Payments Agency (RPA) has commenced with a trial olive oil inspection at the largest bottler in the UK, as part of preparations for enforcing new EU-wide regulations.
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Rural Payments Agency Overseeing New Olive Oil Regulations in U.K.

The RPA's Horticultural Marketing Inspectorate has been chosen to oversee the new EU regulations that went into effect last month.

Farm Bill Notes Call on Agencies to ‘Remove Obstacles’ to Olive Oil Trade

The Joint Explanatory Statement of the Committee of Conference to the Farm Bill urges action on standards, enforcement and tariffs.