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Making the most of Europe's traditional know-how: Commission to launch public consultation on the protection of geographical indications for non-agricultural product

The European Commission will today launch a Green Paper consultation on a possible extension of geographical indication protection to non-agricultural products. In today’s globalised world, consumers are looking for ways to identify authentic, ... read more

European Commission to tackle unfair practices in the food supply chain

The European Commission is set to adopt a communication today encouraging Member States to look for ways to improve protection of small food producers and retailers against the unfair practices of their sometimes much stronger trading partners. Before ... read more

Remarks by President Barroso following the meeting of the European Commission with the Italian Presidency of the European Union

Press conference Rome, 4 July 2014 Grazie, thank you very much. It's indeed a pleasure to be here today in Italy. I would like to thank Prime Minister Renzi and his government for the great hospitality - it's really great to be here in Palazzo ... read more