MOTION FOR A RESOLUTION
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26.6.2015
PE558.998v01-00
 
B8-0642/2015

pursuant to Rule 133 of the Rules of Procedure


on a European Prosecco protection strategy


Mara Bizzotto

Motion for a European Parliament resolution on a European Prosecco protection strategy  
B8-0642/2015

The European Parliament,

–       having regard to Rule 133 of its Rules of Procedure,

A.     whereas counterfeit Italian wine products have been continuing to find their way onto the British market, one recent example being the sale of fake Prosecco on tap;

1.      Calls on the Commission to make a formal request to the British authorities to tighten up their supervision and employ every means necessary, including the confiscation of unlawful equipment or withdrawal of licences, in order to punish/discourage misuse of the Prosecco name and/or the sale of fake Prosecco;

2.      Calls on the Commission to take measures to stamp out the market in counterfeit products and fraud at the expense of Prosecco with protected designation of origin (PDO).

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