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Greek islands travelFears for the future of pure Greek feta

The future of exclusive Greek feta cheese could be under threat in the wake of a new international trade deal. A recent EU trade deal with Canada includes clauses that remove PDO protection for feta, prompting outrage among Greek farmers. The loss has triggered fears among Greek dairy producers about the fate of Greek strained yoghurt brands which enjoy similar protection. Greek farmers are also concerned that similar deal might be struck with Britain in the wake of Brexit and that feta cheese sold in UK supermarkets could as easily by made in Aldershot as Attica. Feta has enjoyed protected status since 2002 when the EU named it Protected Designations of Origin (PDO) product. ...

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