Nov. 11, 2013
A renewed effort to reach a single international standard for olive oil was called for by members of the sector attending a recent International Olive Council meeting, the IOC says in a summary of the event.
Oct. 15, 2013
Supporters say a proposed quality seal will help protect Spanish olive oil from “smear campaigns" by new producer countries.
Sep. 25, 2013
It might not have been the offensive many were expecting over the past few weeks, though it was carefully targeted.
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.
Nov. 28, 2012
The E.U. Trade Commissioner Karel De Gucht said a proposed U.S. marketing order for olive oil would cause unfair delays and costs.
Nov. 5, 2012
Coles said it will phase out house branded olive oils that do not adhere to the standard by the end of this year. Local producers want more.
Nov. 2, 2012
Concerns have been raised in the European Parliament about potential harm for E.U. exporters from the proposed U.S. marketing order.
Oct. 24, 2012
Spanish olive oil producers are up in arms over the “unfair” and “absurd” marketing order being considered in the United States Congress.
Oct. 10, 2012
An expert analysis of the United States International Trade Commission's olive oil investigation.
Oct. 4, 2012
The global competitiveness of the U.S. commercial olive oil industry will be the subject of a U.S. International Trade Commission (USITC) investigation.
Aug. 18, 2012
A new group called the Alliance for Quality Standards is urging lawmakers to oppose the adoption of an olive oil marketing order proposed by California producers.
Aug. 6, 2012
The Association of Olive Oil Producing Municipalities of Crete (SEDIK) has compiled a memo with suggestions to improve the Europe's olive oil action plan.