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Green Paper on Geographical Indication protection at EU level for non-agricultural products

15.07.2014: The Commission launches public consultation on a possible extension of geographical indication protection to non-agricultural products. Names such as champagne or prosciutto di Parma (Parma ham) that identify agricultural products with specific characteristics attributable to their place of origin are protected at EU level.

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Commission wants to tackle unfair practices in the food supply chain

15.07.2014: The Communication on unfair trading practices (UTPs) in the food supply chain is addressed to stakeholders and Member States.

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