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Jan. 25, 2016

In Italy, Reactions to the '60 Minutes' Report on Olive Oil from Anger to Resolve

A report ded­i­cated to mafia involve­ment in Italian agri­cul­ture, and espe­cially the olive oil sec­tor, by CBS News mag­a­zine ​‘60 Minutes’ on January 3, nat­u­rally raised var­i­ous reac­tions. Taking a cue from recent scan­dals involv­ing adul­ter­ated olive oil, CBS News cor­re­spon­dent Bill Whitaker sus­pected the threat of mafia entan­gle­ment through­out the whole ​“Made in Italy” indus­try,

Oct. 27, 2014

Routine Meeting on Crete Turns Out to be No 'Big Deal'

A routine meeting on Crete last week has set off a flurry of reports of a major agreement that the meeting participants say never happened.

Oct. 15, 2013

Olive Harvest Gets Social in Italy

Olives picking has started in Italy, despite the unfavorable weather conditions, and this year much of the buzz is on the Web.

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Nov. 7, 2011

Still No Standard For Defining 'Virgin'

A short film by Michael Davies which hinges on the the awkward question "What’s ‘virgin’ mean?" has gone viral and is inadvertently promoting awareness of olive oil.

Jan. 17, 2011

You Like Your Olive Oil With What?

New data visualization tools show what's on our minds when we tweet about olive oil.

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