• US olive oil pushing gov't to test imported oils

    2/18/14 7:54 AM

    It's shaping up to be a battle much like the one fought by California wineries in their infancy. This time it's about olive oil. The tiny California olive industry says European olive oil filling U.S. shelves often is mislabeled and lower-grade oil.

  • Imported spices have double salmonella risk, says FDA

    10/31/13 8:05 AM

    The Food and Drug Administration says that almost 7 percent of imported spices over a three-year period were contaminated with salmonella.