Italian Olive Oil Made with Substandard Ingredients

in Counterfeit Goods, Transnational Crime

Due to the role of organized crime in food production in Italy, a report has found that 80 percent of the olive oil produced in Italy and stamped with a “Made in Italy” logo was made with cheaper, lower quality oils from other countries.

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Source:  Leslie Clarula Taylor, “Italian olive oil part of organized crime probe,” The Star, January 27, 2012.

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