Ugrás a tartalomhoz

Local resources and product path management

Ruszkai Csaba

Eszterházy Károly College Faculty of Natural Sciences

Names, symbols, designations

Names, symbols, designations

Registered names of products which is entitled for the denominations such as Protected Designation of Origin, Protected Geographical Indications or Traditional Speciality Guaranteed may have been used by any of the distributors if they comply with product specifications.

For the sake of the cause of publication the use of the European Union emblem is allowed in every product that is marked with quality assurances sign. The symbol of the European Union has to be indicated on the labels of registered agricultural products and foodstuff, if the given product derives from the territory of the European Union, furthermore, the exact name of the product has to be marked visibly. Abbreviations corresponding to classification, such as “PDO” or “PGI or “ TSG “ has to be indicated on the label. If product possesses a derivational place outside of the territory of the European Union (for instance local products of peripheral areas) the usage of the European Union emblem on the label of the product is provided by the law.

The European Committee puts a great emphasis on the assurance of the indication of product relating information for the sake of comprehensive consumer and costumer information, and further regulation supplements are put to legalisative framework.

In the case of the Protect Designation of Origin and Protected Geographical Indication the description or presentation of the place of derivation shall be indicated in such a way that the text, graphic or symbol shall refer unambiguously to the geographical location of origin. (EU decree 1151/2012. (XI. 21.)

Figure 45. The label of „ecological farming”