- Department for Environment, Food & Rural Affairs
- Part of:
- Protected food name scheme: UK registered products
- 7 August 2007
- Last updated:
- 19 November 2015, see all updates
The specification for Shetland lamb, a protected food name product.
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
Updated: 19 November 2015
- Latest version of Shetland lamb specification published.
- First published.