Tom Mueller

Oct. 7, 2019

Tom Mueller's New Book Delves Into the World of Whistleblowers

As whistleblowers dominate headlines in the United States, Crisis of Conscience: Whistleblowing in an Age of Fraud shines a light on the history of whistleblowing and people who do it.

Jan. 3, 2016

Mafia Control of Olive Oil the Topic of '60 Minutes' Report

Before millions of viewers who had just watched the Denver Broncos defeat the San Diego Chargers in a close late-season football game, '60 Minutes' showed how American olive oil consumers are getting ripped off by the Italian mob.

Jan. 3, 2016

Mueller Connects Unseemly Events in Italian Olive Oil Sector

Investigative author Tom Mueller finds a common thread running through the stories of greed, corruption and crisis in Italian agriculture.

Nov. 27, 2015

‘Extra Virginity’ Author, Tom Mueller, On Olive Oil

The investigative author shares his thoughts on the events over the four years since the release of his controversial exposé with Olive Oil Times publisher, Curtis Cord.

Jan. 29, 2014

New York Times Revises Olive Oil Fraud Infographic

The New York Times made revisions to an infographic on olive oil fraud that critics said was sensational and inaccurate in parts.

Jan. 29, 2014

Mueller: 'Times Piece Doesn't Square with What I Think'

The Extra Virginity author responded today to criticism surrounding a New York Times infographic on olive oil fraud.

Nov. 20, 2011

New Book Accuses Council of Holding Olive Oil to 'Lowest Denominator'

In the new book, Extra Virginity, there's plenty of blame to go around for the "widespread dumbing down of olive oil quality," but author Tom Mueller reserves perhaps his most direct castigation for the International Olive Council.

Nov. 18, 2011

Extra Virginity

Tom Mueller humanizes the hotbed of olive oil today in a way that is clear, credible and compelling. Extra Virginity, which will be released on December 5th, could well prove to be a tipping point.

Jun. 12, 2011

Córdoba Recap: Voices for Olive Oil Quality

The Beyond Extra Virgin conference can fill a room with industry and government luminaries, but how 3E will actually reach its goal of establishing a higher benchmark for olive oil quality, and what the group's ultimate aims are for doing so, remain unclear.

Nov. 18, 2010

"Slippery Business" Journalist Tom Mueller Speaks at UC Davis

Mueller's investigation of adulteration and unethical practices helped to advance the cause of advocates of olive oil standards reform in the US.