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Portugal seizes spirit drink for allegedly “abusing protected status of Tequila”

Criminal proceedings have been launched after 1,750 litres of the drink were seized.

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Portugal’s food safety and economic monitoring authority (ASAE) inspected and seized 1,750 litres of a spirit for allegedly abusing the geographical indication Tequila in early February, following a complaint from the Tequila regulating council Consejo Regulador del Tequila (CRT).

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