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Quality certification of Italian catering abroad.

LAW 27 December 2023, n. 206 Organic provisions for the valorisation, promotion and protection of Made in Italy.

Date: 1st February 2024 - 11:11 am

ACCREDIA: Quality certification of Italian catering abroad – Law 206/2023.

Law 206/2023 concerning the "Organic provisions for the enhancement, promotion and protection of Made in Italy" has been published (GU no. 300 of 27 December 2023).


the provision establishes the "Quality certification of Italian catering abroad" (art. 34), which was created with the aim of countering the speculative use of the practice of Italian sounding both in the preparation of food and in the use of ingredients and products.

Upon request of the restaurateur, the certification will be issued by a certifying body accredited by Accredia, on the basis of a specification adopted by Decree of the Minister of Agriculture, Food Sovereignty and Forestry and the Minister of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation, in concert with the Minister of Economy and Finance, with the Minister of Business and Made in Italy, with the Minister of Health and with the Minister of Tourism. The certification will have a duration of three years from the date of issue, will be renewable upon request of the interested party and may be revoked in the event of loss of the technical requirements defined in the specifications or the integrity requirements (provided for by the Law). The renewal application can be submitted within three months before the certification expires.
The Law also contains provisions on the procurement of quality supplies for Public Administrations.
European and national legislation, collective agreements and international labor law provisions (indicated in Annex X to Directive 2014/24/EU)

ANNEX X
LIST OF INTERNATIONAL CONVENTIONS ON SOCIAL AND ENVIRONMENTAL MATTERS REFERRED TO IN ARTICLE 18(2)
— ILO Convention 87 on freedom of association and protection of the right to organise;
— ILO Convention 98 on the right to organize and collective bargaining;
— ILO Convention 29 on Forced Labour;
— ILO Convention 105 on the abolition of forced labour;
— ILO Minimum Age Convention 138;
— ILO Convention 111 on discrimination in employment and employment;
— ILO Equal Pay Convention 100;
— ILO Convention 182 on the worst forms of child labour;
— Vienna Convention for the Protection of the Ozone Layer and Montreal Protocol on Substances that Deplete the Ozone Layer;
— Basel Convention on the Control of Transboundary Movements of Hazardous Wastes and Their Disposal (Basel Convention);
— Stockholm Convention on Persistent Organic Pollutants;
— Rotterdam Convention on the Prior Informed Consent Procedure for Certain Hazardous Chemicals and Pesticides in International Trade (UNEP/FAO, PIC Convention Letter) Rotterdam, 10 September 1998, and its three regional protocols.

MINISTRY OF THE ENVIRONMENT AND PROTECTION OF THE TERRITORY AND THE SEA
DECREE 10 March 2020
Minimum environmental criteria for the collective catering service and supply of foodstuffs. (20A01905) (GU General Series n.90 of 04-04-2020)