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Canada’s Short-Sighted GI Decision in Trade Agreement Bites the United States

The European Union and Canada signed a long-pending trade agreement on October 30 that doubles EU access to the Canadian cheese market and establishes geographical indications restricting use of multiple generic cheese names. The GIs grandfathered in current generic term users but requires newer users to label their products things like “feta-type” or “similar to […]Read More »

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This Makes Sense

This Makes Sense:

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

This Doesn’t Make Sense

This Doesn't Make Sense:

All parmesan cheese must come from Italy

image description There are now 290 [wine] terms that are protected. Other sectors are right to be concerned about how the EU’s approach will ultimately impact them as well. image description — Wine Institute