I read your article and I find it true, but I do not find fair that you are using Dauro Olive oil as your main picture as this is a SUPERB HIGH QUALITY olive oil. If olive oil is perishable, under what conditions were these olives grown and harvested? You are far from the truth…have you seen a chemical analysis for this oil re lowest acidity and peroxide levels showing extreme purity? In almost all cases, they buy their oil from distributors who promise it’s 100% extra-virgin olive oil. Some people give value to these practices. I particularly like that it's organic and extra virgin. Contrary to popular belief, a lot of the oil sold as Italian olive oil does not actually come from Italy. They also make a soap that is absolutely luxurious. The olive oil she sells comes from a small co-op of farms — not an international supplier. I wonder where it’s pressed at? I used to live in Greece. And your taxes pay their salaries! I can say that this company makes real olive oil! I left my TJs bottle in the fridge for comparison and found that while the TJs clumped (and eventually turned solid after getting pushed to the back of the fridge), there isn’t a single speck in the WFN bottle after being in the fridge for two days, and it appears to still flow pretty well. Re: Costco Kirkland EVOO..I believe it is just the organic one that he talks about. My fiancé nearly died from Valley Fever & the CA Dept of public health told us they cannot afford to run a Valley Fever awareness campaign because they depend on tourism & residents moving here. My fat of choice is animal variety. Costco. I love Trader Joe’s Spanish EVOO. Wow. My fat of choice is animal variety. Is it possible you just didn’t have it in the fridge long enough? The FDA views raw milk as truly dangerous. Helen Vosburgh — No, I don’t think so. I have tested the Texas Olive Ranch oil in the refrigerator … Sorry to report it didn’t solidify. There was California Olive Ranch, their Arbequina, Arbosana and Miller’s Blend. Texas olive oil rocks! Do you ever run into any browser compatibility issues? That has been the case with Italian olive oils for awhile (a decade or more, with seemingly annual studies by UC Davis). Indeed, EV misunderstood & misapplied as supposedly pure. You’ll need javascript running and your ad blocker turned off if you want to see any links on my Resources page. I live near an olive mill too called Queen Creek Olive Mill. Oh bummer, I buy Trader Joes’ organic olive oil! If you are looking for a nail fungi treatment (nail …, Does red bull contain bull semen? McEvoy Ranch Organic. It’s unethical and fraudulent, but it isn’t actually harming most of us. It feels like we are just paying more just to get shafted, all the while thinking we are doing something good for our families & bodies. WOW! Does anybody know anything about California Olive Ranch? The order comes to me, and it’s always fresh from the press (within 30 days, usually less). This one divided the panel. Great Value I second the Costco organic as well. There are also endemic areas outside the United States in Mexico, Central America, and South America. I know it can travel long distance as well. I’m with Naomi; olive oil is over rated but it does taste butter than butter, ghee or coco oil on salads…. Our trees are all Mission, the California heirloom variety and one particularly high in polyphenols (antioxidants). Their stores are full of GMO items. I get mine from one of my sponsors, Chaffin Family Orchards. After moving to Australia again after 20 years, I just can’t but thank and even glorify this great nation I live, which I consider has one of the toughest food regulations worldwide. Ingredients. I wouldn’t trust in the certification alone. April Miles Thornton — I wouldn’t trust that certification alone on an imported oil. You can go to the UC Davis Olive Center site to see their reports. I live by http://www.queencreekolivemill.com and my future son in law works there it is pure pricey but worth it. You can taste the amazing difference. Berkeley Olive Grove 1913’s highest this year is 495. <3. Wow. I cannot subscribe to it. I bought a gallon of Chaffin Orchard olive oil for someone for Christmas last year. In a review of studies on the effects of various cooking methods on olive oil, researchers noted that temperature, cooking time and cooking method "undoubtedly modify the olive oil chemical profile" and that the polyphenols and vitamin E in olive oil become "almost depleted after a short heating period." Also, you might let it sit in there longer. The oil is incredible, I had no idea what real EVOO was suppose to be like… this farm knows and loves their business! Our Olive Oil Buyer personally selects every olive oil blend on our shelves. It’s hard to believe a retailer with such a positive reputation as TJ’s would sell such awful product. Well, now I’m inclined to call them and ask them if they sell any winterized oil. The only Italianess is on the recipe, this is a shameful secret, 30 years. It means those of us who live somewhere olives can’t grow wouldn’t get olive oil. Can you give a source for your statements regarding GMO’s? I tried a few other brands as well and all of them failed. 2. I’m afraid to say that Trader Joe’s Spanish EVOO is actually terribly defective and I wouldn’t get it near my food. You owe it to yourself to see what a real deal tastes like…at least once in your life. I’ve read that Spanish olive oil is less likely to be fake (virgin instead of extra virgin). Creamy Mexican Cheese Dip — Without Velveeta! Hope that helps! Rather, it’s their supplier’s. There have been others done by countries around the world. I tried one bottle in Feb of this year, left it in for a week. Carapelli Even the California sources may be corrupt. I also have been researching the whole olive oil debacle as I’m wanting to ingest only the real thing sans genetically modified additives! We can now “create” an adulterated or even pseudo olive oil in a lab that passes some of the easier authentication tests — build it with a similar fatty acid profile, color, scent, and taste. ;-D, I just read this article this morning… great stuff! In fact, many oils have sunflower oil, soybean oil, even MOTOR OIL added. I’m getting ready to push the “buy” buttonon Chosen Foods virgin avocado, first press, and it is cold pressed from the fruit pulp and not from the seed. Spectrum Organic Extra Virgin Olive Oil Spectrum brand Organic Unrefined Extra Virgin Olive Oil is 100% organic and 100% first cold pressed, with a robust, fruity aroma and rich nutty flavor. You know just by tasting. According to tests done by the UC Davis Olive Center, 69% of all store-bought extra virgin olive oils in the United States are most likely fake. In other words, if you find a major brand name olive oil is fake, it probably isn’t the brand’s fault. My husband is very picky about that! I am going to end up getting 90% of my food online. Who knows and how? We have our olive oil nutritionally analyzed every year and we always recieve stellar marks. On Jan 31, 2013, at 5:13 AM, Amy Galland wrote: I just searched and searched to find a source for organic, cold pressed, virgin olive oil sold in dark bottles and grown and processed domestically and was so happy to find you. I wonder if it has the same benefits, and if it does, how much it costs. well that take the extra virgin off my list.I refuse to second guess yet another item and pay more. Ugh, I kinda figured that had to be the case when olive oil tasted nothing like the small bottles we used to get from our neighbors, no matter how much I spent on it. . Anyone have any experience with this brand? Read the book Extra Virginity, all about this, it’s a great read. I don’t either, but try http://www.tropicaltraditions.com/ for good olive, coconut and palm oils. It’s 100% extra virgin olive oil completely from our own olives. Thanks. Coconut oil comes in MANY different qualities also and IS many times adulterated. California Olive Ranch We had a dozen oils, and a panel consisting of an importer, an Italian deli owner and a couple of eminent foodies: the results were so embarrassing and confusing the piece was never published. In fact, we have several small producers here. I only buy COOC (California Olive Oil Council) Certified. I vouch for the Wilderness Family Natural’s olive oil because I’m friends with Annette (the owner). They also won’t work if you have javascript disabled. I learnt about this last year after visiting an olive grove where I was temporarily living. I’m a happy club member). I wanted a free picture of olive oil being poured; that’s what I found. Sara M. Beauchane Stack via Facebook says. How to Tell if Your Olive Oil Is Fake: The Oil Lamp Test. If you want more information, shoot me an email: growbig@mightygrow.com. it is so hard to find REAL Organic anything. Its a big deal for us because we have food allergies in our home. Costco does not want to be associated with any off brands and they actually have higher quality control standards than grocery chains. The evidence is damning. And yes, people need to understand that you have to pay for quality. We have it on good authority that Costco’s Kirkland brand of EVOO is probably the only REAL olive oil made with Tuscan olives available in the US (that we know of). I don’t know the answer. Yellow-colored olive oil in plastic bottles, or clear glass bottles is most likely adulterated. So, the same standard that we apply to selecting quality domestic olive oil applies to selecting quality international olive oil. May not be perfect, but right now I don’t live near olive orchards so I do what I can. That’s the Spanish Organic, which is different than the one a lot of people have mentioned liking. “organic” fruits and vegetables….. Olive oil is no different than any other “food” product. i searched high and low for a supplier that met all my criteria and wanted to share the following very informative email I received from Berkeley Olive Grove in response to my inquiry regarding their shipping methods. I’d heard something about this and it’s very interesting to get more of the story. His engrossing way with words sucks you in from page one and doesn’t let you go until you reach the back cover. Rachel Budman-Burke — Do you have an ad blocker enabled or javascript disabled? When my father in law came to the states, and we introduced him to our versions of the extra virgin olive oil, like philipo berrio and other brands, he looked at me cockeyed, and said this is no first press olive oil by far, he said its not pure olive oil, and not tha same as back home….When i had found a bottle of an extra virgin brand from Greece (forgot brand), and Spain (tendre), he was like thats more like it…We currently use costco kirkland brand which is pricier, but def worth it! After reading these news stories last year, I was utterly intrigued when Tom Mueller’s tell all book finally came out. Any comments on this? If you ever wanted to splurge on an olive oil, this is how you'd do it. Is “Colavita” brand EVOO 100% pure and unadulterated? I used it’s picture because it was the best available one of pouring olive oil on Flickr under the creative commons license. I had to give up having olive oil about a year ago – with soy & corn allergy, I was reacting even to “extra virgin” olive oil. Borges used to be cheap where I live but over the past few years I’ve seen Borges EVOO rise in price to be higher than Filippo Berio and Bertolli. If you’ve got an ad blocker running, or have javascript disabled, you won’t be able to see the ads. I had to go to a regular grocery chain to find them. I called Bragg and had a lengthy discussion with the back-office, just last week (Jan2014). I have the same problem! I don’t think that link dispels the fridge test completely, only the kind of fridge test that says that the oil must turn completely solid in the fridge to be “extra-virgin.” He says that turning solid is a result of the natural waxes on the olive, and that some oils are winterized to remove the waxes and stearates. I make absolutely no claims whatsoever as to the authenticity of Dauro oil. bottle. So, buy locally. According to Tom Mueller, an intrepid journalist who wrote a scandalously revealing book on the subject, 70% of the extra virgin olive oil sold is adulterated — cut with cheaper oils. Did you know that the Mob makes money hand over fist by selling you fake olive oil? In Extra Virginity: The Sublime and Scandalous World of Olive Oil, Mr. Mueller exposes the inner workings of the olive oil industry, which has fallen prey to hi-tech, industry-wide fraud. They are not nutrient dense…, Norine Forrest Robinson via Facebook says. This is as bad as the margarine scandal. Even more healthy & a higher smoke point. Or are we going to assume they put exactly the same ratio of the same kind of oil from the same countries and gathered at the same time of the year inside those bottles? Berkeley Olive Grove 1913 organic EVOOs are shipped at the fastest feasible transit rate and packed carefully for protection, also avoiding likely transit layover days (weekends or holidays). Read for yourselves: http://www.valleyfeversurvivor.com/facts.html. http://www.oliveoilsource.com/article/freezing-olive-oil-can-prove-extra-virgin-quality-its-fiction. We all don’t live in California, so where do we get real olive oil? Now Am asking for help to find the company who make real and not just buy fake bottle of the olive oil and must be truthful on the company that not make up fake oil . That was because different oils need different amounts of lye to saponify, and adulterating olive oil changes the overall superfat of a soap. FIND OUT HOW TO RECOGNIZE REAL FROM FAKE RICE, DOCTORS CONFIRMED: WOMAN CURES CANCER IN 4TH …, Nail fungi treatment – Nail fungus treatment, Okra Water – Treat Diabetes, Asthma, Cholesterol …, Kyani Review (UPDATED 2020) – Does Kyani …. I ended up buying the Bionaturae brand of Organic EVOO. But then you say to yourself, if it happened in Italy, who tells me It’s not happening in Spain? I’m so glad there’s a California olive oil producer at my local farmers market. Would love to hear what you find out. Just use coconut oil. Celia Ozereko — ALSO: I didn’t mention this since you read Mueller’s book, but I’m posting it for those who haven’t. Think about it….. Also, I’ve now had 3 gallons of Chaffin olive oil, and all of them have turned semi-solid in the fridge. I am sure the WFN is a good product, but I was wondering if you’d done the fridge test on it yourself. Do you want to …, Benefits of dragon fruit plant have been known for decades, …, Okra water is very famous is the Middle East, Africa, …, We all have heard that a lemon detox diet is …, I am unsure if you have heard about the Kyani …, Our Ultra Cavitation Review aims at providing you all the …, Purium is a health and wellness company operating for more …, The human being race has been evolving for millions of …, If you spend time on the internet or in the …. It’s because we have labs now that can make fake oil taste almost as good (if not better) than the real thing. I wrote to Trader Joe’s about their olive oil and this was their reply which satisfies me: Thank you for contacting us, and we do truly appreciate your interest in our Trader Joe’s olive oil products. Buying good quality olive oil should not be this complicated! Bragg® Organic Extra Virgin Olive Oil is imported from Greece and made with Greek Koroneiki olives. If it’s a domestic brand from a reputable small family farm, and it’s sold in niche outlets like Williams-Sonoma or the like, chances are decent that it’s the real deal. Am I missing something? I definitely wouldn’t choose corn oil for a replacement; most corn used for that purpose is genetically modified, which isn’t safe for people, animals, or the environment. That’s their official stance. Farming is not a profitable enterprise anymore and triggers criminal activities like the ones we have just read. What about olive oils labeled as “USDA Organic”? As part of the tour we were given a taste test of a couple of different olive oils. Some refineries cut the olive oil with cheaper oil, while others may even mix vegetable oils with beta-carotene to disguise the flavor, and add chlorophyll for coloring to produce fake olive oil. 1. Ultra-Cavitation Review – Does Ultrasonic Cavitation Work? The fraud is usually at the level before the distributors, with the various organized crime families creating or adulterating fake olive oil to sell to distributors. my friends on facebook recommend using extra virgin coconut oil… but now i am wondering what information you can dig up on that. WHAT?! And they don’t care about that. I also thought this book was fascinating. Artisan and locally-produced olive oils (the variety you can find from domestic small family farms) have always passed every single test of authenticity. Very interesting article! Thanks for all the good articles on healthy living. We hope this information adequately addresses your concerns, and we do appreciate you allowing us the opportunity to address this matter with you directly. I promise not to do anything weird with it! Or the one on the shelves called Californian olive ranch olive oil? Through our history our olive oils have ranged between 0.05% (lowest readable) and 0.14%. I didn’t think you could do that and still call it “extra-virgin,” but maybe I’m wrong. Shari Elmore — Yes, if you have an ad blocker enabled, the links won’t work. There are some amazing olive oils all over the world. Does anyone know if the Napa Valley Naturals Organic Extra Virgin Olive Oil is real? I thought I was clear in demonstrating that the “tests” were not definitive and that you should buy from a farmer you know and trust, but too many commenters kept saying they’d tested their olive oil and it turned out to be real (or that they’d “tested” the oil from a local farm and it turned out to be fake). This olive oil is hand-selected by The Olive Oil Hunter himself, T.J. Robinson. Great quality. through troubles with your RSS. In addition, our Quality Assurance Team audits our vendors on random and scheduled visits to monitor their facilities and practices on an ongoing basis. Thank you. I’d definitely sign up. It’s first cold press and 100% real and unadulterated. I read with great interest the above report. Olive oil in dark-colored bottles or steel cans is more likely pure, but you should still do an at-home test (see below). http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Olive_oil_regulation_and_adulteration#Refrigeration, Geesh! It’s not only avocado oil that presents an opportunity for cheats. 0.05% would be best. Overall, It’s a sad situation, and under covers how greed and money can turn an honest farmer into a criminal. Lower quality versions can be extracted using chemicals, or even diluted using other, cheaper oils. challenging politically correct nutrition, January 1, 2019 by Kristen Michaelis CNC 313 Comments | Affiliate Disclosure. What is the name of your farmer? Fueling my passion right now is the whole labeling GMO controversy…which shouldn’t be a controversy at all. Polyphenols are antioxidants (healthful) and can range very greatly between varieties of olive and production/milling techniques. Organic Extra Virgin Olive Oil, Unrefined Organic Extra Virgin Mediterranean Olive Oil ©2020 Spectrum Organic Products, LLC I also believe anything beyond all fresh, uncooked food intake ought to consider fresh, raw, alive enzyme foods as important. California Olive Oil has changed. So, if your olive oil will not keep a wick lit (or if it can, but produces a lot of smoke), you can trust that it is fake olive oil. And even then the oil still had a slight bitterness and burning. Bottom line is, find the real stuff and it is amazing. Kirkland Organic I use Costco EVOO, Texas Olive Oil from Bella Vista Ranch http://texasoliveoil.com/ and Texas Olive Ranch (farmer’s mkt in Austin). There is no evidence, Your article is exactly as the a 2013 article by Melanie Pinola. So, they justify their actions by saying it’s for public health & safety. Most articles discuss taste, calories, purity. I had no idea until I read about it – I was quite shocked. The creamy and buttery texture of coconut oil makes it an ideal moisturizer to slather all over the body. 11 hard infos At what time will be the first Progress expected ? Uh, yeah. They also have shelves FULL of GMO foods & highly processed & junk foods, so I don’t put anything food wise past them or any other grocery store. Sheesh, isn’t any food what it says it is anymore? My oil is very real. You only get the health benefits if its the real deal. The antioxidants in extra virgin olive oil have been shown to help fight disease, as well as act as an anti-inflammatory in the body, protecting LDL cholesterol from oxidation. Hi the label on the bottle says cold pressed is that any guarantee that it’s real extra virgin olive oil? If Dauro is a good oil, then good for them and you and anyone else who buys it! product. I mixed the canola and the true EVOO until I made it match the spectrum oil. My in-laws owned some olive trees in my Father-in-laws native village. I’m returning it. Yours concerned, Buy Now Amazon No substitutes or additives are EVER mixed in with our olive oil. She said real olive oil will freeze, not fake oil. The corruption the industry happens when companies source their olive oil from international suppliers that collect and distribute oil from hundreds of farms. One piece of information you can look for on an EVOO bottle that can give you some peace of mind is the FFA (free fatty acid) percentage. http://www.tropicaltraditions.com/. I’m so afraid if anything has those spores on it. I’m really enjoying the theme/design of your site. We believe that quality along with price is essential to the value of our products and we got to extreme measures to make sure we are bringing you the best of both. The “fridge test” is completely unreliable — like flipping a coin to determine extra virgin status: If a cooking oil is to be used, I can think of nothing better than a fresh and raw EVOO. It reveals nothing of the health benefits. What do you think, Food Renegade? Hmmm. Please? ~Tif. I’ve also heard that stuff from California is generally more legit; such as the Napa Valley brand. I love Olive Oil and I find ethical just to mention you the beauty of this Olive Oil. Coconut oil rocks! I have some President’s Reserve EVOO (product of Italy)I bought at Trader Joe’s that’s been refrigerated for days. We made the switch to grass fed butter and my skin is healthier I haven’t had heartburn for months. I’m concerned that the study was done by a CA olive oil producer. Their products could be produced in Dallas, TX for all we REALLY know; and everyone’s just ‘buying’ it (their products AND THEIR STORY) for some reason. Olive oil fraud is rampant. The oil is then pumped into a tank and shipped to Italy. They’re not pricey at all (super affordable, really, when you consider that you’re buying by the gallon instead of a little bottle). Your variety must be naturally less waxy and have fewer stearates. But is it unrefined which means it has all the health properties? Other times, they blend extra virgin olive oil with a poorer quality olive oil. They used to take the olives to be pressed and the result would always be a dark green oil that was cloudy for a while. It made sense though as the flavor never” matched up.” My new diet excludes oils and I am glad. YOU ARE WHAT YOU EAT.. which is why I & millions have gone VEGAN & aren’T looking back, EVER..! It’s tasty and easy enough for me to pick up at a few grocery stores in my area. I can assure the oil is the real deal. 14 Brands Of Fake Olive Oil You NEED To Avoid! In 2008, more than 400 Italian police officers conducted an operation called “Operation Golden Oil,” which resulted in 23 arrests and confiscation of 85 farms. After reading this article I was thinking about buying from Chaffin. Valley Fever is an infection that occurs when the spores of the fungus Coccidioides immitis enter your body through the lungs. (Bertolli’s scurrilous reputation among olive oil brands came from their intimate involvement with selling fraudulent olive oils.). Thank you so much for sharing this! Organic extra virgin all the way. The Olive Center’s testing took place between 2008 and 2010. Olive oil is a $1.5 billion industry in the United States alone. It comes in a tall dark bottle. Population control, that is what it is! Follow the buffalo? 8 FL OZ, 12.7 FL OZ, 25.4 FL OZ. The olive oil I bought passed the fridge test, it got very thick and cloudy in there, but it’s not a fancy or expensive brand. 2.If buying imported oil, where are the olives actually grown? I wonder if during the process of making the oil that the fungus is probably not active. We avoid those “italian-sounding names”, in favor of a brand from Chico California. Whole Foods Bette Mae Wirta Marceau via Facebook says. How about jovial olive oil. Thanks for sharing, Kristen! I concur and the more expensive boutique olive oils have on the bottle a harvest date. Olive oil fact: Italy is the world’s largest importer and exporter of olive oil, but Spain is the largest producer. I bought the WFN bottle because I saw the TJs was not solidifying (at first), but it looks like that if this were a blind test, the TJs would actually have “won” over the WFN. Olive oil is a staple of the Mediterranean diet and its long list of health benefits is constantly growing. It contains Vitamin E, Vitamin K and plenty of beneficial fatty acids including Omega-6 and Omega-4.. Well my question is this, my EVOO says it has oil from 5 different countries. Keep up the great work! I buy local honey that is straight from the honey comb. Who’s ‘they’ – four italians and an american? Can it still be fake olive oil? 3.LIGHT is also an enemy of olive oil. Have you tasted it to see its quality? Your email address will not be published. But what make you think “Bionaturae” is any better or even legit for that matter? So apparently that test supports the allegation above that it is not olive oil! They are throwing away the opportunity to be a leader in selling quality olive oil, but they are failing miserably, asuming their customers are just as clueless as they appear to be. Check out the video below to learn how to test your olive oil: Via: http://recipesfornaturalremedies.com/. He spends 9 months out of the year touring family-owned and other boutique olive groves to find the best-tasting and freshest olive oils from the latest harvest. Actually, I’d put more faith in Costco than in anything on a standard grocery store shelf. I’m definitely going to get to know them now. People are committed to it because when they find it, they realize how amazing it really is. Visit us..come for a tasting. But, it is certain that if your so-called “extra virgin olive oil” doesn’t keep a wick burning, it isn’t extra-virgin at all, but instead contains refined oils. That get’s me to another point: How can you tell what year’s crop you have? It might be worthwhile to buy guaranteed walnut oil, instead of guessing at oil olive. Star Superior oils and vinegar which they also sell online. Well, my Walmart brand evoo froze solid. Your email address will not be published. Distributors are getting richer and farmers poorer, when it’s the farmer himself who takes the risk with his investments in extremely expensive machinery, who works hard in the field and who has to deal with changing weather. I’m not saying their olive oil is fake, but I do know that I’d still prefer to source oil from an individual farm or co-op rather than Trader Joe’s given what they just wrote. How about just saying there’s no reliable way to test store-bought fake and adulterated from real extra virgin? 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