Jan. 20, 2017
Certified consumers of Filippo Berio olive oil who said they were misled into buying olive oil 'Imported from Italy' will receive a payout of 50 cents per bottle, but the plaintiff's attorneys may ask the court for up to $1 million in fees.
Jul. 26, 2016
A U.S. District Judge granted class certification to those who bought any brand Filippo Berio olive oil with the exception of their organic olive oil, between May 2010 and June 2015.
May. 18, 2016
The plaintiff stated that she understood the term “Imported from Italy” on the Filippo Berio olive oil label to mean the oil was made from olives "grown, crushed, bottled, and shipped from Italy."
Mar. 2, 2015
A judges found a "reasonable consumer could be deceived" into thinking the defendant's oil was from Italian olives, when it in fact was not.
Jan. 12, 2015
Two class action suits were filed in California against the importers of the most popular brands of Italian olive oils.