Sorry, your Australian oregano is probably not 100% oregano
April 6, 2016 - Uncategorized
Your oregano is probably not oregano.
In disturbing news coming out of Australia, your fettuccine may have been flavoured with olive and sumac leaves all this time. Consumer goods publication, Choice, has released an exposé that will make you spit out your pasta: the great oregano fraud of 2015.
In the study, Choice discovered that out of 12 popular supermarket varieties of oregano, only five brands were 100% oregano. Yep, sneaky producers have been sneaking in olive and sumac leaves and calling it oregano. “Ingredients other than oregano made up between 50% and 90% of the adulterated samples,” the study concluded Read more…