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Products with Protected Designations of Origin

Imokilly Regato

 

Products with Protected Geographical Indications

Timoleague Brown Pudding

Clare Island Salmon

Connemara Hill Lamb

Waterford Blaa/Blaa

 

Imokilly Regato - Protected Geographical Indication (PGI) Application

Amendment to the Specification for “Imkolliy Regato”

“Imokilly Regato”, an existing Protected Designation of Origin (PDO) which was registered on 05th October 1999 under the European Union’s PDO/PGI quality regime. Amendments have been made to the specification clarifying the product description and production, which now includes blocks as well as wheel shaped rolls.

 Imokilly Regato Amendment application pursuant to Article 50(Amended) (doc 54Kb) 

 Imokilly Regato SINGLE DOCUMENT(Amended) (doc 38Kb) 

 Imokilly Regato PRODUCT SPECIFICATION (Amended) (doc 43Kb) 

 Objection Procedure 11082016 (doc 98Kb) 

Interested parties have a period of 4 weeks ending Monday, 12th September 2016 to submit comments to GeographicalIndications@agriculture.gov.ie. Comments may also be submitted in writing to GI Unit, Food Division, Department of Agriculture, Food and the Marine, Kildare St. Dublin 2. Anyone with a legitimate interest may lodge an objection. 

On completion of the National Consultation, the application will be forwarded to the European Commission for review in accordance with Council Regulation (EC) No 1151/2012.

 

“Wexford Blackcurrants” - Protected Geographical Indication (PGI) Application - EU Reg No 1151/2012

The Department of Agriculture, Food and the Marine has received an application for PGI status for “Wexford Blackcurrants”, which are grown and harvested in Co. Wexford.

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Wexford Blackcurrants SINGLE DOCUMENT (doc 42Kb) 

Wexford Blackcurrants PRODUCT SPECIFICATION (doc 41Kb) 

Objection Procedure (doc 98Kb) 

Interested parties have a period of 4 weeks ending Monday, 15 August 2016 to submit comments to GeographicalIndications@agriculture.gov.ie. Comments may also be submitted in writing to GI Unit, Food Division, Department of Agriculture, Food and the Marine, Kildare St. Dublin 2. Anyone with a legitimate interest may lodge an objection.

On completion of the national consultation, the PGI application will be submitted to the EU Commission for review under EU Reg No 1151/2012. 

 

"Sneem Black Pudding" - Protected Designation of Origin (PDO) Application - EU Reg No 1151/2012

The Department of Agriculture, Food and the Marine has received an application for PDO status for "Sneem Black Pudding", a black pudding produced in Sneem, Kenmare, Co. Kerry. Click below for product description.

Sneem Black Pudding SINGLE DOCUMENT (doc 43Kb) 

Sneem Black Pudding PRODUCT SPECIFICATION (doc 44Kb) 

Objection Procedure (doc 98Kb) 

Interested parties have a period of 4 weeks ending Wednesday, 15 June 2016 to submit comments to GeographicalIndications@agriculture.gov.ie. Comments many also be submitted in writing to GI Unit, Food Division, Department of Agriculture, Food and the Marine, Kildare St, Dublin 2. Anyone with a legitimate interest may lodge an objection.

On completion of the national consultation, the PDO application will be submitted to the EU Commission for review under EU Reg No 1151/2012.

The Sneem Black Pudding application has been submitted to the EU Commission, following successful completion of the National Consultation period.

 

“Oriel Sea Salt” and “Oriel Sea Minerals” - Protected Designation of Origin Applications

The Department of Agriculture, Food and the Marine (DAFM) has received applications from The Oriel Sea Salt Company Limited for Protected Designation of Origin status for two products  “Oriel Sea Salt “ and “Oriel Sea Minerals” under EU Regulation No 1151/2012.

‘Oriel Sea Salt’ and ‘Oriel Sea Minerals’ are the names given to sea salt and sea mineral salts harvested from the bay of Port Oriel, Clogherhead, Drogheda, County Louth.

On completion of the national consultation, the applications will be forwarded to the European Commission for review in accordance with Council Regulation (EC) No 1151/2012.

Interested parties have a period of 12 weeks ending on Friday, 6th of February 2015 to submit their comments in writing. Anyone with a legitimate interest may lodge an objection. (Last Updated on 11/01/2016)

Oriel Sea Salt and Oriel Sea Mineral applications have been published for EU Community wide consultation by the EU Commission.

Oriel Sea Salt Specification (doc 1,822Kb) 

Oriel Sea Minerals Single Document (doc 59Kb) 

Oriel Sea Minerals Specification (doc 1,826Kb) 

Objection Procedure (doc 97Kb) 

 

 Amendment to the Specification for "Connemara Hill Lamb/Uain Sléibhe Chonamara”

“Connemara Hill Lamb/Uain Sléibhe Chonamara” is an existing PGI which was registered on 16th of February, 2007. Amendments have been made to the specification clarifying the description of the product, the geographical area and the method of production.

On completion of the national consultation, the application will be forwarded to the European Commission for review in accordance with Council Regulation (EC) No 1151/2012.

Interested parties have a period of 12 weeks ending on Friday, 5th of December 2014 to submit their comments in writing. Anyone with a legitimate interest may lodge an objection.

The application for the Amendment has now been forwarded to the European Commission.

Connemara Hill Lamb Single Document (doc 35Kb) 

Amended Connemara Hill Lamb Specification (doc 5,898Kb) 

Objection Procedure (doc 97Kb) 

 

EU Products

There are more than 1000 names of agricultural products registered as PDO/PGI across the EU. The register of these names and indications is maintained centrally by the European Commission.

Click on the following link to view the current list of applications throughout the EU:

http://ec.europa.eu/agriculture/quality/door/list.html