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Reported Cases of Food Fraud Up 60%, w/ Olive Oil Still High On the List

The food-fraud detectives have dug up more evidence of a growing number of foods that contain bogus ingredients or are deliberately mislabeled, particularly olive oil, milk, saffron, honey, coffee and chili powder. Moreover, some mislabeled seafood could poison you. The … Continue reading

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Olive Oil, Milk, Honey Among Top Items Involved in Food Fraud – Researchers

Sobering research just out: Olive oil is among the top food items on your supermarket shelf that’s likely to be bogus. Also joining that list: milk, honey, saffron, orange juice, coffee, and apple juice. That’s according to research published in … Continue reading

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Extra Virginity’s Tom Mueller on Buying Olive Oil, What to Look for in an Oil

Journalist Tom Mueller has lobbed a bombshell into the  world of extra virgin olive oil. His new book, Extra Virginity (W.W. Norton & Co., 2012), details the fraud that’s wreaking havoc in the olive oil business. Mueller, whose book was … Continue reading

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Extra Virginity: Writer Tom Mueller’s New Exposé of Olive Oil Fraud

Tom Mueller calls the United States “an oil criminal’s dream.” Mueller, an investigative journalist, is the author of an important new book that digs into the fraud that’s wreaking havoc in the olive oil business – in this case, smelly, … Continue reading

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