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Italy proposes country of origin label for pasta, worrying Canadian farmers

May 15, 2017
By The Globe and Mail

Italy is proposing that pasta packaging show where the wheat was grown and milled.

Canadian exporters and farmers fear the move would depress prices in Canada, the biggest global durum exporter, as it would require Italian pasta makers to segregate supplies by country. Italy’s move comes as a Canada-Europe free trade deal moves to final stages of approval. | READ MORE




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