On 2/3/2013 9:17 AM, A Moose in Love wrote:
> Yesterday, I picked up a liter of Mastro 100% pure cold pressed.
> $4.97. I hope it's what the label says it is.
> Full article here
> Last July, Eddie Zilli, president of Santa Maria Foods of Toronto,
> which markets Mastro olive oil and other products, was convicted of
> three offences under the Food and Drugs Act.
> The judge ordered Zilli to pay a total fine of $150,000 and ordered
> 47,400 litres of seized oil to be disposed of.
> The Canadian Food Inspection Agency (CFIA) reported that Zilli
> unlawfully imported oil labeled as extra-virgin olive oil that was, in
> fact, blended oil containing approximately 50 per cent sunflower oil.
> The offences occurred between January and April 2006.
damn it. I've been buying that brand because it's been cheaper for
tha past few months.
Cooking with it still has been fine as I rarely use olive oil unless
heat is getting applied...