On the streets of Midtown Manhattan, almost everyone we spoke to said they’re actually aware that much of the food they put in their bodies, may not be what it’s advertised to be.
Registered dietician Lindsay Rosen was pleasantly surprised to hear that so many New Yorkers know about the fraudulent foods that are prevalent worldwide. She recommends that you do your homework, ask questions in your market, and become educated about the food you buy and eat.
And what are the foods that are most fraudulent? According to a new book on food fraud by Larry Olmsted called “Real Food, Fake Food,” fish, coffee, beef, and olive oil are just some of many foods that are often mislabeled or replaced by a cheaper or completely different substance before being sold or bottled.Olive oil fraud awareness,