Susanne Kuehne, Decernis
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Olive Oil, Again And Again

By Susanne Kuehne
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Susanne Kuehne, Decernis

More than 1,300 adulterated EVOO bottles seized in Brazil.

Olive Oil
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Fraudulent olive oil made its way into the retail market in Brazil. More than 1300 bottles of product labeled extra virgin olive oil were seized, the oil was analyzed and found to be fraudulent. An investigation about the source of the adulteration and whether the fraud happened at the producer or in retail is still ongoing.


  1. Samara, O. and Ferreira, C. (June 2, 2020) “Equipe da Decon apreende mais de 1.300 frascos de azeite adulterados na Grande Vitória”. Polícia Civil do Espírito Santo (PCES).

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