Italy: Law No. 9 of January 14, 2013, laying down Provisions for the Quality and the Transparency of the Supply Chain of Virgin Olive Oil

February 1, 2013

Italy: The Law No. 9 of January 14, 2013, laying down Provisions for the Quality and the Transparency of the Supply Chain of Virgin Olive Oil entered into force on February 1, 2013. The Law, inter alia, specifies the procedure for the designations of origins of virgin olive oils on labels, introduces the concept of misleading brands, and prohibits misleading commercial practices for virgin olive oil.