Is Your Olive Oil Fake?
Consumption of this product skyrocketed 10-fold in recent decades, but there's a dark side to this health food, and it deserves your undivided attention for the next few minutes.
The popularity of the Mediterranean diet made olive oil a $16 billion-a-year industry in 2016. In 2022 it’s down slightly to $11 billion due to problems with olive production, but it’s still a robust industry. Unfortunately, this popularity has also led to massive fraud and corruption
Even "extra virgin" olive oil is often diluted with o…