Italy has been waging a war on fake olive oils with limited success but I came across some information that may be helpful to consumers to ensure we’re getting certified genuine extra virgin olive oil – not a facsimile that has been diluted with canola oil or who knows what else. Check out this website to bring yourself up to speed on the real deal. http://truthinoliveoil.com/. You can’t always trust labelling – quelle surprise! You’re welcome.
Here’s another writeup on the issue: