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Protected food name: Shetland lamb (PDO)

The specification for Shetland lamb, a protected food name product.

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This document provides detail on a protected food name product from the UK, Shetland lamb, which has been given Protected Designation of Origin (PDO) status.

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

To get a product protected under PDO, it must be produced, processed and prepared in one area and have distinct characteristics from this area.

Published 7 August 2007
Last updated 19 November 2015 + show all updates
  1. Latest version of Shetland lamb specification published.
  2. First published.