Protected food name: West Country beef

The specification for West Country beef, a protected food name product.


Product specification amendment

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This document provides detail on a protected food name product from the UK, West Country beef, which has been given Protected Geographical Indication (PGI) status.

The EU protected food name scheme covers regional and traditional foods whose authenticity and origin can be guaranteed.

An updated specification for this product was submitted for European Commission scrutiny on 5 July 2018.

The EU will only give a product the PGI mark if they decide it has a reputation, characteristics or qualities that are a result of the area it’s associated with.

Published 15 January 2014
Last updated 31 July 2018 + show all updates
  1. Added an updated specification for this product which was submitted for European Commission scrutiny.
  2. Updated the product specification as the proposed amendment has been accepted by the Commission and is now registered.
  3. Added the amended product specification currently being reviewed.
  4. First published.