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Agrifood heritage web protection agreement between eBay and Italy's Agriculture Ministry renewed

The agreement between the ICQRF (the Italian Agriculture Ministry's Central Inspectorate for Quality Protection and Fraud Repression), orIGin Italia, Federdoc and eBay to protect Geographical Indications on the e-commerce platform has been renewed for two years. Italy is the only country which protects agricultural and food heritage on the web.
The alliance confirms the platform's strategic role in promoting and safeguarding attested high-quality food and agricultural products in our country. Thanks to the ICQRF's painstaking checks, orders and products which usurp, imitate or evoke high-quality products with Geographical Indication status are immediately flagged directly to eBay's intellectual property protection system and swiftly removed.
(Press release from MIPAAF - Italy's Ministry of Agricultural, Food and Forestry Policies)

10/05/2021