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CCFN Cheers Common Name Protections in Phase One China Deal

(Washington D.C.) The Consortium for Common Food Names commends the Administration for its accomplishments in Phase One trade agreement between the United States and China, which creates safeguards regarding market access for generic or common-name products. CCFN, together with its members, the U.S. Dairy Export Council and the National Milk Producers Federation, worked extensively with […]Read More »

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This Makes Sense:

Parmigiano-Reggiano cheese must come from Italy's Parma region

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This Doesn't Make Sense:

All parmesan cheese must come from Italy

image description Third-country winemakers exporting to the EU can no longer include on their labels words such as ‘noble’, ‘classic’, ‘cream’, ‘superior’, ‘vintage’, ‘fine’, ‘ruby’, ‘chateau’ and ‘clos’ unless they engage in a complex application process. image description — Wine Institute