NEW GEOGRAPHICAL DESIGNATIONS RELEASED BY EUROPEAN COMMISSION

BY KEITH NUTHALL

THE EUROPEAN Commission has moved to protect four traditionally made European food products from being copied by food manufacturers based outside the regions where they have historically been made. Brussels has added these products to its protected geographical indication lists preventing such copies being sold in the European Union (EU):
*Slovenská parenica, a steamed, lightly smoked Slovak sheep milk cheese wound into two rolls 6-8 cm in diameter and 5-8 cm high, connected in an 'S'-shape;
*Vlaams-Brabantse tafeldruif ...


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