Feb. 12, 2014
The Joint Explanatory Statement of the Committee of Conference to the Farm Bill urges action on standards, enforcement and tariffs.
Dec. 15, 2013
The North American Olive Oil Association said the USITC report "fell short of the objective analysis that Congress requested."
Oct. 24, 2012
Spanish olive oil producers are up in arms over the “unfair” and “absurd” marketing order being considered in the United States Congress.
Aug. 18, 2012
A new group called the Alliance for Quality Standards is urging lawmakers to oppose the adoption of an olive oil marketing order proposed by California producers.
Jul. 29, 2012
The NAOOA, whose members are companies that import olive oil into the U.S., petitioned the FDA to adopt standards established by the International Olive Council.
Apr. 5, 2012
Pompeian olive oil is the first participant in the USDA's Quality Monitoring Program for olive oil which includes monthly audits and lab tests.
Feb. 23, 2012
A new study illustrates the chemical diversity of olive oil varietals in the U.S. to fine-tune standards and prevent trade restrictions for American exporters.
Apr. 11, 2011
The California State Health Committee voted unanimously in favor of Senate Bill 818, a first step toward revising the state's olive oil standards to match new USDA definitions.