An Italian operation led to the arrest of 33 believed to be a part of the Piromalli clan, an organization that has allegedly infiltrated the olive oil trade in Italy and exported fake products to the U.S.
Australian Supermarket Accused of Using Olive Leaves as Filler in Oregano Products
Several major Australian supermarkets including the popular chain Aldi, have come under fire after it was found that they were padding their oregano products with olive leaves.
Scientists Use Forensic Techniques to Gauge Olive Oil Quality, Prevent Fraud
Scientists managed to quantify DNA present in olive oil with the help of breakthrough forensic techniques.
Portugal Seizes Adulterated Olive Oil in Raid
Portuguese food standards y agency ASAE seized 6,000 liters of fake olive oil from a company in the town of Penamacor.