Is your olive oil the real deal?
Staring at the sea of olive oil that we encounter when we go to the grocery store can be intimidating. It's especially intimidating knowing that sometimes the oil that's staring back at us may not be the olive oil it says on the label. Stories of the seedy underbelly of the olive oil industry have been around for sometime. There are accounts of spoiled imports, fraudulent geographic claims, and even oil that isn't from olives. In addition, there is even the spectre of the mafia. Check out an accounting of these issues and more in the article by Mary Jo Dilonardo in Mother Nature News. 0707