dinsdag 13 juni 2017

Parma ham probe shakes confidence in EU gourmet labels

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An Italian fraud probe into Parma ham piles pressure on Brussels to shore up legal protections it grants to famous foods.A fraud investigation into two iconic Italian delicacies — Parma ham and Prosciutto di San Daniele — is rapidly spiraling into the ultimate accountability test of the EU’s multibillion-euro gourmet food industry.The case raises critical questions well beyond Italy’s borders about whether the EU is effectively policing its cherished system of legal protections for the Continent’s most celebrated foods.

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