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Extra virgin olive oil sold by these seven producers may be anything but

Seven olive oil companies are accused of selling ordinary olive oil as “extra virgin,” a label reserved for olive oils of the highest quality.

Raffaele Guariniello—a prosecutor in Turin, Italy—announced the investigation into the seven olive oil producers today, according to Italian news site… 166 more words

Something's Fishy with your Sushi

OK – I’ll admit – I am not a big fan of Seafood unless it has a shell around it.  When I was on a Low Fat diet years ago, I would order a Salad with a 3 oz can of Tuna in water dumped on top,  I also ate a lot of Tuna Fish salad mixed with low-fat french dressing instead of Mayo – usually Albacore – but – never really liked it. 622 more words

Summer 2015 52 Day Challenge

EdCast presents: An exciting course by The Food Fraud Initiative

Food fraud is a concept that addresses deception of a party who expects authenticity of specific foods that they acquire. We are talking about people who pursue profit by misleading consumers in terms of the composition or ingredients of a certain product, which in turn may represent an issue to the health of these buyers. 421 more words


Why this Food Fraud course will make you question everything

If you’re that kind of person who likes to think and reflect, and is attracted to issues involving the food industry, or if perhaps you’re just the type that dreams about eating pizza and burgers as a lifestyle, then do we have a golden ticket for you. 316 more words


This Is What's Actually in Breast Milk Bought Online

Ever since the FDA warned women that buying breast milk online came with certain serious health and adulteration risks, research about the Internet breast-milk market has been backing up the warnings. 321 more words