Court Ruling confirms 1 million euro sanction for origin labelling of durum wheat on Italian pasta

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On February 13, 2023 Tar del Lazio, the first degree administrative court, confirmed the 1 million euro sanction to LIDL for pasta origin labelling, which had been imposed by the Italian Competition authority (AGCM) on December 20, 2019.

The Italian Competition Authority (AGCM) determined the existence of an unfair commercial practice under Articles 21 and 22 of the Consumer Code concerning Lidl Italia‚Äôs packages of dry pasta under the brand names “Italiamo,” “Fusilli Pasta di Gragnano IGP” and “Combino”. Read more

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