Recent researchers found that even 7 of the biggest olive oil makers in the USA, mix their items with cheap oils to get more profits. Also, one of the products we regard as healthiest and a remedy for longevity has been corrupted.
As it’s known, even 70% of olive oil sold in the U.S. stores is fake, as they have been cut with cheaper, inferior oils like canola and sunflower oil!
The oil was mixed, colored, perfumed and flavored too. So a test has been made and…
THESE ARE THE BRANDS THAT FAILED THE TEST:
ON THE OTHER HAND, THE FOLLOWING BRANDS ARE TRUSTWORTHY:
McEvoy Ranch Organic
Bariani Olive Oil
California Olive Ranch
HOW TO TEST OLIVE OIL:
Moreover, you can also test the olive oil you have at home. You should put the bottle in the fridge for half an hour, and if it starts to solidify, it means that the oil is pure, as it contains a large amount of monounsaturated fat.
If it does not solidify, it is fake. Yet, just to be sure, look for official governmental seals of approval on the label, like “Australian Extra Virgin Certified” and “California Olive Oil Council Certified Extra Virgin.”
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