Actions

  Print Article
  BookMark Article

Author Login    Author Login

Important
Existing members will have to use the lost password facility to get new username and new password

Welcome Guest! Please login or create an account.

Username:

Password:



If you do not have an account yet, you can register ( Here ), or you may retrieve a lost user/pass ( Here ).

Navigation    Navigation

   10 newest articles RSS

Author Highlights    Featured Author

marsh jone
Green

View My Bio & Articles


martin maxie
Enfield

View My Bio & Articles


jeffadamsinvestments Adams
Upland

View My Bio & Articles


Other Websites    Websites of Interest

Is Restaurant Olive Oil Poisonous?

Author : Alex Ferrari   Top Author


So is nothing sacred anymore. Can’t you go out to dinner at your favorite restaurant and enjoy an amazing dish with some olive oil as an ingredient, apparently not. Those crusaders over at UC Davis Olive Center did a study evaluating olive oils served in restaurants. The study evaluated 21 samples sold to restaurants and food service sectors. 60% of the samples failed the USDA sensory standard. Some of the oils were so defective that they were classified, by the sensory panel, as “not fit for human consumption“ under the USDA standard.



Some of the samples labeled extra virgin were just adulterated with inexpensive canola oil. Not fit for human consumption is pretty scary. The most common sensory defect was rancid with a stale walnut, crayon and waxy taste. Some oils were so strongly defective that the sensory panel analysis classified the oils as “lampante“ or lamp oil. Yes oil used to light lamps, a grade “not fit for human consumption“ without further processing, according to the USDA Standard.


Lamp oil. Seriously “lamp oil“. So what do you do? I suggest you speak to the manager or chef of your favorite restaurant and ask where they get their extra virgin olive oil from. If they have nothing to hide they will be more than happy to help you. Or you can stay away from olive oil dishes when you eat out.

When I began to write this article I became depressed. In a world that you really need to look at and investigate everything you put in your mouth I foolishly believed that people would not use this kind of adulterated product on people. From chemicals, preservatives, GMOs and so on please make sure you check everything that goes on your plate.

Eat as much fresh organic food as possible. Organic food and oils are certified organic which means no chemicals, preservatives, or GMOs. That will solve many of the issues we discussed here. Enjoy good health. Live and love.


Author's Resource Box

Alex Ferrari is a writer, director and gourmet food entrepreneur. He co-own Olimila Gourmet Emporium with his wife Maricruz. Alex writes, produces and hosts a weekly gourmet food show called “The EVOO Show“ which you can see here: http:www.evooshow.com

Alex and Maricruz found their culinary passion, on their babymoon, amid Napa Valley’s rolling hills. Though their trip to Northern California set the couple squarely in the heart of picturesque vineyard country, it wasn’t wine that piqued their taste buds, but freshly pressed extra virgin olive oil. Won over by its flavor, they were inspired to start the Olimila Gourmet Emporium to share it with the public. With no retail experience, these crazy entrepreneurs opened up shop and the rest as they say is history.


Olimila Gourmet Emporium: http://www.olimila.com

YouTube Shows: http://www.evooshow.com

Article Source:
Articlebliss

Tags:   olive oil, evoo, extra virgin olive oil, olive oil health benefits, gourmet olive oil, recipe, vegan, vegetarian, extra virginity, beauty

Author RSS Feed   Author RSS Feed     Category RSS Feed   Category RSS Feed


 

  Rate This Article
Badly Written Offensive Content Spam
Bad Author Links Mis-spellings Bad Formatting
Bad Author Photo Good Article!
 

 

 

 

Submitted : 2014-12-20    Word Count : 400    Times Viewed: 2715