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EU sues Denmark for keep on labeling its white cheese as “Feta”

The European Commission has decided to take Denmark to the European Court Court of Justice for labeling its white cheese as “feta” and failing to adequately fulfil its obligations under the EU law on quality schemes for agricultural products and foodstuffs. Companies based in Denmark produce and export white cheese …

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“Friends of FETA Club” rally to promote Protested Designation Origin beyond EU

Agricultural University of Athens professors, journalists and consumers’ association (EKPOIZO) founded the Friends of Feta Club, to promote the Greek cheese’s EU status as protected designation of origin (PDO) beyond Europe. Feta has been designated PDO by the European Union, after several legal challenges by other EU countries. The designation …

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Greek Feta lost PDO status in CETA free trade deal EU-Canada

Greece’s dairy producers reacted angrily to reports that Greek feta cheese is no longer on the list of Protected Designations of Origin (PDO) in the Comprehensive Economic Trade Agreemetn (CETA) between the European Union and Canada, The Federation of Greek Dairy Products Industries (SEVGAP) described the development as “scandalous”and warned …

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