ORS 616.761¹
Standards of identity and quality for olive oil
  • prohibition of imitation olive oil
  • rules

(1) As used in this section, “olive oil” means oil derived from the fruit of the species Olea europaea L.

(2) The State Department of Agriculture shall adopt rules under ORS 616.205 (Definitions for ORS 616.205 to 616.385) to 616.385 (Public hearing required for rules) establishing standards of identity and quality and labeling requirements for olive oil sold in this state including, but not limited to, standards and requirements for ordinary virgin oil, virgin oil, extra virgin oil and olive-pomace oil and definitions, requirements and prohibitions regarding imitation olive oil. In establishing or amending standards and requirements under this section, in addition to the definitions and standards described under ORS 616.230 (Definitions and standards) and 616.325 (Consumer commodity labeling requirements), the department shall give consideration to any definitions and standards used by a federal agency, another state or an organization administering a regional, multiregional, national or international agreement on olive oil. [2009 c.564 §2]

1 Legislative Counsel Committee, CHAPTER 616—General and Miscellaneous Provisions, https://­www.­oregonlegislature.­gov/­bills_laws/­ors/­ors616.­html (2019) (last ac­cessed May 16, 2020).
2 OregonLaws.org contains the con­tents of Volume 21 of the ORS, inserted along­side the per­tin­ent statutes. See the preface to the ORS An­no­ta­tions for more information.
3 OregonLaws.org assembles these lists by analyzing references between Sections. Each listed item refers back to the current Section in its own text. The result reveals relationships in the code that may not have otherwise been apparent. Currency Information