Italy’s labelling manoeuvre worries Commission and pasta makers

By |november 29th, 2017|agriculture, Aidepi, Coldiretti, food imports, Food labelling, Italy, labelling requirements, Maurizio Martina, News, pasta and rice labels, single market for food, trade barriers|

An Italian tribunal approved on 22 November the decrees signed by the ministries of agriculture and of economic development to include the country of origin of cereals on rice and pasta labels. The move was welcomed by Coldiretti, Italy’s largest farmers union, but worried the European Commission and pasta makers.