There are a number of products in the market that pose as Italian brands, but none are as authentic as the European Union labels
, which protect some of Italy's most iconic products, such as the Parmesan cheese and the balsamic vinegar from the Emilia Romagna region.
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RECENT surveys have painted unflattering pictures of Birmingham, from alarming obesity levels to a low skills base, and now the University and College Union labels
the city as Britain's education blackspot.