United states enchanted by Tuscan excellences but sure they are Italian?

The extra virgin olive oil is one of the symbolic products of the Italian agri-food industry, but for this very reason it is also one of the products most subject to fraud.
Being able to recognize with a simple analysis if an oil, perhaps taken from a bottle on the shelf, is Italian or not would be a very interesting tool for the fight against food fraud.

Today an experimental methodology , based on the spectrometric analysis of the oil developed by the Experimental Zooprophylactic Institute of the Venezie (IzsVe), promises to be able to , although the technique still needs to be perfected before it can be used as a legally valid tool.