Olive Oil Bust | The Olive Oil Source

Olive Oil Bust

Source: The Olive Oil Source
March 05, 2006

Federal authorities seized 22,000 gallons of ostensibly gourmet olive oil from a Clifton warehouse. Tests by the US Food and Drug Administration revealed that the tins contained soybean oil. The oil was imported from Italy and was being sold under the Hermes and San Giovanni names. Selling soybean oil at 5-6 times its normal price makes for a good profit