The Protection of Traditional Foods in the EU: Traditional Specialities Guaranteed

  title={The Protection of Traditional Foods in the EU: Traditional Specialities Guaranteed},
  author={Andrea Giorgio Tosato},
  journal={European Economics: Agriculture},
  • A. Tosato
  • Published 1 July 2013
  • Business
  • European Economics: Agriculture
Since the dawn of the common market, the European Union has enacted abundant legislation regulating the employment of specific food names. This process has led to the introduction of a regulatory framework for wines and spirits, and four quality schemes for food products: protected denominations of origin (PDO), protected geographical indications (PGI), traditional specialities guaranteed (TSG), and optional quality terms (OQT). This paper focuses on the TSG. It will first determine the… 

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  • H. Deacon
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