May. 4, 2021
While AB-535 has gained some prominent supporters and breezed through committees, its detractors remain confident a compromise can still be reached.
Oct. 7, 2019
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
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
Investigative author Tom Mueller finds a common thread running through the stories of greed, corruption and crisis in Italian agriculture.
Nov. 27, 2015
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
The New York Times made revisions to an infographic on olive oil fraud that critics said was sensational and inaccurate in parts.
Dec. 13, 2011
Dwight Garner, maybe giddy from the book's title, manages a lot of zingers in his review of Tom Mueller's "Extra Virginity" for the New York Times. But Garner's ambivalence shows he just doesn't get it.
Nov. 20, 2011
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.
Jun. 12, 2011
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
Mueller's investigation of adulteration and unethical practices helped to advance the cause of advocates of olive oil standards reform in the US.