For an oil that has the words “extra virgin” in its name, the process of producing so-called Italian olive oil sounds like a pretty dirty business. But despite shenanigans like cutting olive oil with other cheaper oils and using olives that don’t come from Italy, corrupt producers of the stuff actually end up on the losing end of the equation. [More]
It’s not just ordinary citizens who file big-ticket lawsuits against eateries. Ohio congressman and occasional presidential candidate Dennis Kucinich is suing a cafeteria in the Capitol Complex for $150,000 after a particularly harrowing run-in with an olive pit. [More]
The olives are sold under the following brands:
Borrelli, Bonta di Puglia, Cento, Corrado’s, Dal Raccolto, Flora, Roland and Vantia, and have codes that start with the letter “G” and are followed by 3 or 4 digits. All sizes of cans, glass jars and pouches of Cerignola, Nocerella and Castelvetrano type olives are affected.