USA, how Italian dairy industries get damaged by counterfeiting

Dec 13, 2019 493

Production of counterfeited Italian cheeses in the USA increased by 4% this year. According to Italy’s farmers association Coldiretti, this is also due to the difficulties of the authentic Made in Italy cheeses given the additional duties applied in September by the Trump administration.

The lobby of the U.S. dairy industry (CCFN) benefits from this situation – underlines Coldiretti – as it had explicitly asked in a recent letter to impose taxes on imports of European cheeses in order to favour the local industry of counterfeiting”.

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