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Court of Justice (Ninth Chamber) 25 October 2018, in case C‑462/17 (Tänzer & Trasper GmbH v Altenweddinger Geflügelhof Kommanditgesellschaft)

Regulation (EC) No 110/2008 — Spirit drinks — Definition, description, presentation, labelling and the protection of geographical indications — Category 41 of Annex II — Egg liqueur — Definition — Exhaustive nature of the permissible components

Category 41 of Annex II to Regulation (EC) No 110/2008 of the European Parliament and of the Council of 15 January 2008 on the definition, description, presentation, labelling and the protection of geographical indications of spirit drinks and repealing Council Regulation (EEC) No 1576/89, as amended by Regulation (EC) No 1334/2008 of the European Parliament and of the Council of 16 December 2008, must be interpreted as meaning that, in order to be able to bear the sales denomination ‘egg liqueur’, a spirit drink cannot contain ingredients other than those mentioned in that provision.


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