Dec. 21, 2020
Two studies in Italy investigated how nuclear magnetic resonance and ultrasound technologies can be used to determine the contents and origins of olive oil blends. The technology could be used to determine the accuracy of olive oil labels.
Mar. 19, 2020
Updated legislation will require the implementation of a new traceability system and change labeling requirements.
Jan. 16, 2020
Combating food fraud and ensuring authenticity will be an important part of a company’s success moving forward.
Mar. 11, 2019
Genomics and metabolomics are at the core of a research study to authenticate and trace Portuguese extra virgin olive oils.
Jun. 14, 2018
A three-year research project from Italy's University of Salento has yielded a new chemical imaging process that could certify the origins of olive oil blends.
Feb. 26, 2018
As the bottle moves through the supply chain it can be tracked. When it changes hands from wholesaler to retailer to consumer, each step is noted with another transaction on the blockchain.
Oct. 4, 2013
More than twenty of the world’s experts on olive oil verification met in Madrid to discuss olive oil fraud and possible solutions.
Sep. 30, 2013
As is often the case with government reports, one hand is paying no attention to what the other hand is doing.
Aug. 12, 2013
Spain’s olive oil watchdog inspected hundreds of plants last season, recommending 17 fines -- up sharply from the previous year.
Apr. 22, 2013
Spanish scientists claim they are close to offering “paternity tests" for virgin olive oil which would be a powerful ally against fraud.