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.
Jun. 29, 2012
The importance of addressing potential contaminates in olive oil was among the issues raised at this month’s meeting of the Advisory group on Olives.
May. 7, 2012
Olive oil analysis received more than its fifteen minutes of fame at this year’s annual meeting of the American Oil Chemists’ Society in Long Beach, California.
Apr. 5, 2012
Pompeian olive oil is the first participant in the USDA's Quality Monitoring Program for olive oil which includes monthly audits and lab tests.
Mar. 22, 2012
Experts who advise the International Olive Council on the chemical analysis of olive oil are meeting in its Madrid headquarters to discuss issues including the results of recent trials of testing methods.
Mar. 18, 2012
American olive oil producers are drafting a federal marketing order that would set higher quality standards, redefine grades and require new testing of all olive oil produced here.
Feb. 23, 2012
A new study illustrates the chemical diversity of olive oil varietals in the U.S. to fine-tune standards and prevent trade restrictions for American exporters.
Nov. 15, 2011
The president of South Africa's olive oil producers' association said the country's government has formed a committee to consider adopting Australia's standard.
Oct. 31, 2011
Miller leads a new alliance that aims to connect producers and consumers with an olive oil quality indexing system and restoring the "good brand" of extra virgin.
Oct. 11, 2011
The IOC invited producers to help it better understand olive oils that fell outside of its standards. The limited response was discussed last week in Madrid.
Sep. 30, 2011
In a memorandum sent to Standards Australia, Codex and Australia's agriculture and foreign affairs ministries, the IOC laid out what it sees as a troubling development.
Jul. 20, 2011
Australian Olive Association President Paul Miller said “the standard puts consumers in a much stronger position when it comes to making informed choices.”