Tom Mueller

“Extra Virginity” Book Review Has Plenty of Quips, But Misses the Point

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.

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.
Special Report

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.

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.
Olive Oil Times Special

“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.