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Author: Manuela Giacomini

Conte & Giacomini Avvocati > Articles posted by Manuela Giacomini (Page 6)

Gli allergeni e le norme previste dall’Unione europea.

The labelling rules in European Directives 2003/89/EC and 2006/142/EC ensure that all consumers are given comprehensive ingredient listing information and make it easier for people with food allergies to identify ingredients they need to avoid. However, following the implementation of the Food Information for Consumers Regulation (EU) No. 1169/2011 (EU FIC), allergen labelling rules have changed in December 2014. The new regulation, which was published in October 2011, changes the way allergen information appear on labels and on food that is prepacked, sold loose or served in public places. The EU FIC brings general and nutrition labelling together into a...

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Prodotti agroalimentari ed Unione Europea: le opportunità che derivano dall’impiego delle denominazioni geografiche.

European Union and agricultural products and foodstuffs: opportunities arising from the geographical indications and traditional specialities. The Regulation (EU) No 1151/2012 of the European Parliament and of the Council of 21 November 2012 on quality schemes for agricultural products and foodstuffs introduced three EU schemes known as PDO (protected designation of origin), PGI (protected geographical indication) and TSG (traditional speciality guaranteed) to promote and protect names of quality agricultural products and foodstuffs. The purpose of these schemes is to encourage diverse agricultural production, protect product names from misuse and imitation, promote rural and agricultural activity, help producers to obtain a premium price...

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Riconoscimento del danno morale per la perdita del proprio animale domestico.

The Court of Appeal recognized the moral damage for the death of a pet. On March 27th 2015, the Court of Appeal in Rome with a historical judgment recognized to the owner of a dog who died because of the negligent conduct of the veterinarian not only property damage but also moral damage.   Risale al 27 marzo 2015 la storica sentenza emessa dalla Corte d’Appello di Roma che riconosce non solo i danni patrimoniali ma anche quelli morali al padrone di un cane deceduto a causa della condotta negligente del veterinario. Il cane, infatti, era morto a seguito dell’ingestione di un osso che...

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L’Unione europea e i diritti delle donne

Gender equality is one of the fundamental principles of Community law. For this reason, the European Union places a great deal of attention towards this issue, so much so that it pursues one of the most advanced policies on gender equality in the world. Therefore, among its objectives figure the fight against discrimination based on sex in order to ensure equal opportunities and equal treatment between men and women. Since we believe that the issue related to equality between men and women is of great importance, on October 27th 2014 starting at 3 pm at Palazzo della Meridiana - Salone Novecento...

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La lotta contro l’abuso e lo sfruttamento sessuale dei minori, dal diritto dell’Unione Europea al diritto nazionale

On April 6th, Italy adopted the European Directive 2011/93/EU, on combating the sexual abuse and sexual exploitation of children and child pornography, by the Legislative Decree 39/2014. The purpose of the Directive is to further coordinate and consolidate criminal laws of the European Members relating to sexual abuse and exploitation of children, child pornography and solicitation of children for sexual purposes. Therefore, it established minimum rules concerning the definition of such offenses and related penalties, and it introduced provisions to strengthen the prevention of such offenses and the protection of child victims . Furthermore, in order to avoid...

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Corride ancora in piedi grazie ai finanziamenti europei.

European taxpayers’ money is  subsidizing the bloody sport of bullfighting in Spain to the tune of 129.600.000 € a year via EU agricultural subsidies, even though it is banned in many of the Member States. Under the pretext of agricultural development, Spain spends the money received from the "Common Agriculture Policy" (CAP) for bullfights because without such backing [bullfighting] it would probably be on the brink of financial collapse. Ogni anno l’Unione europea, tramite i fondi della Politica Agricola Comune (PAC), finanzia l’industria della corrida spagnola. Questo è quanto emerge da un recente report denominato “Toros & Taxes” redatto da un...

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