Feb. 16, 2017
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.
Nov. 30, 2016
80 Percent is the New 69 Percent
'Eighty percent' is the rising star when you really want to drill home how much olive oil is 'fake' in the world.
Jan. 25, 2016
In Italy, Reactions to the '60 Minutes' Report on Olive Oil from Anger to Resolve
A report dedicated to mafia involvement in Italian agriculture, and especially the olive oil sector, by CBS News magazine ‘60 Minutes’ on January 3, naturally raised various reactions. Taking a cue from recent scandals involving adulterated olive oil, CBS News correspondent Bill Whitaker suspected the threat of mafia entanglement throughout the whole “Made in Italy” industry,
Jan. 25, 2016
U.S. Producers' Group, Waving '60 Minutes' Report, Calls Trade Agreement a 'Missed Opportunity'
The American Olive Oil Producers Association said the Trans-Pacific Partnership "should have been the beginning of a forum of New World olive oil producing countries."
Jan. 3, 2016
Mafia Control of Olive Oil the Topic of '60 Minutes' Report
Before millions of viewers who had just watched the Denver Broncos defeat the San Diego Chargers in a close late-season football game, '60 Minutes' showed how American olive oil consumers are getting ripped off by the Italian mob.
Jan. 1, 2016
'60 Minutes' Looks at Olive Oil Adulteration in Italy
This Sunday, the most successful program in U.S. television history will delve into the adulteration of extra virgin olive oil in Italy and mafia involvement in the agricultural sector.