We know we are what we eat, but do we know what we're eating? Chances are, not really. Even the most conscientious label readers among us can be fooled, because too often those labels are lying.
It's sad, scary, and true. According to the Huffington Post, food fraud is a growing trend. So much of our food today is imported, and it's pretty easy to fool most consumers. So buyer beware, especially of the following five common foods that are prime targets for fake substitutes. You'll never view the contents of your grocery cart the same way again.
This is one staple most of us have been told is worth a splurge. Turns out we're likely splurging on crap quality no matter how much we spend though. A recent article in The New Yorker, titled "Olive Oil's Dark Side" said it's the most adulterated agricultural product in the European Union.