Italian Consortium for Mozzarella Agrees to a Disclaimer in United Arab Emirates (UAE) – Following an opposition filed by CCFN to a trademark application for “Mozzarella di Bufala Campana” in the UAE including the generic term “mozzarella”, the Italian consortium for the GI has agreed to including a disclaimer on the application that includes an acknowledgment that “mozzarella” is a generic term. Read more
CCFN Files Comments on EU-Chile Free Trade Agreement CCFN has filed an opposition submission in a preliminary process for GI registrations in connection with negotiations on the EU-Chile Free Trade Agreement. Read more
Dual Nationality Pigs Stir Up the Mud in Parma – Italian police recently seized 20% of Prosciutto di Parma and San Daniele Prosciutto production as counterfeit. Read more
CCFN on the Move – CCFN representatives have been actively spreading the word on the importance of safeguarding common names. Read more
GI Madness: Who Owns the Bony Horse of La Mancha? – It appears that GI cheesemakers in Spain are seeking a monopoly on the use of windmills on cheese packages. And horses. Read more
Visit the “UnCommon Hero” Gallery – In the past six years, CCFN has featured a broad range of food executives from around the world as “UnCommon Heroes” – leaders who protect and promote common food names. Visit the UnCommon Hero gallery to hear the international voices that support the rights of users of generic names.