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Brexit Update – New Labels for Protected Geographical Indications & Origins Released

Protected Geographical Indications And Origins – New Labels Released!

At the same time as the introduction of the new UK scheme outlined in last week’s Brexit Update, new labels which can be applied to products to secure protection have been revealed:

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Products and retailers of food and agricultural products produced and for sale in the UK must use the relevant UK logo on any packaging. Products protected in both the UK and EU as geographical indications can use both the relevant UK and EU logo. Please note, it will be mandatory for producers and retailers in Northern Ireland to continue to use the EU geographical indication logos if registered under the EU scheme. Producers and Retails of products in these schemes are therefore going to have to alter packaging to reflect the logos.

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