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THIS SECTION IS FOR NEWS AND INTERESTING STORIES RELATED TO FOOD, NUTRITION AND FOOD PROCESSING. THEY ARE NOT NECESSARILY RELATED TO KOSHER BUT MAY BE OF INTEREST TO THE KOSHER CONSUMER, MANUFACTURER OR MASHGIACH.

The following Israeli news about fraudulent olive oil is from the TheYeshivaWorld.com and the Israeli Chief Rabbinate posted on December 31, 2015 .

Israel's Kashrus Fraud Prevention Unit and Israelil Health Officials uncovered a illegal olive oil production factory in Kfar Zemer Industrial Park in Northern Israel. The products which were labeled 100% olive oil were tested by a lab in Portugal and found to contain a mixture of oils.
"An alert was issued pertains to olive oil with the following information.

  • Gilad olive oil, cold press, 0.5%, 1 liter bottle with a final marketing date of December 31, 2018. Gilad Meshek 14, Mobile Post Har Menashe.
  • Tavor Syrian olive oilgilad fake oil.PNG 0.8% extra virgin, 1 liter, filled by production 7532, Meshek Beit Chaggai 74, Mobile Post Har Tavor. Final marketing date December 31, 2018."

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