Make Sure You’re Getting Real Olive Oil

Make Sure You’re Getting Real Olive Oil

The sad fact is that most imported olive oil sold in the US is fake, mostly because of the mob getting involved and peddling substandard oils in order to boost their illicit profits. This Mother Jones article points out that it’s not just consumer fraud, but it also keeps us from getting the health benefits from olive oil.

They give four tips for ensuring you get the real deal: Don’t trust the label, look for the stamp of approval, judge the country of origin, and buy in season and in the dark. Check out the article for the explanation.

Written by
Domenico Bettinelli