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Title : No Olive Branch for Olive Oil Fraudsters
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Source : FoodSafetyTech
Year : 2019
Link : https://foodsafetytech.com/column/no-olive-branch-for-olive-oil-fraudsters/
Country : Germany
Commodity: FO-Olive oil
Abstract: Police in Germany caught 24 suspects who made millions of Euros with fake olive oil, and impounded an impressive 150,000 liters of the fraudulent product. In a factory in Southern Italy, mediocre sunflower and soybean oil was altered with coloring and sold as extra virgin olive oil, mainly in Germany. The facility operated under unhygienic conditions. Watch the police video in the article for an original view of the operations.