20-03-2014 05:07 AM | Italy

Mafia-glorifying food must stop, say Italian farmers

Celebrating the mafia through food brands named for mafiosi, such as Al Capone pasta or Don Corleone liqueurs, is in very bad taste and must stop, Italian farm organization Coldiretti said Wednesday.

Such products also make Italy look bad on the global stage, the group added as it presented a report that included a section on mafia association with food products, brands and recipes.

Roberto Moncalvo of Coldiretti called for authorities at the European Union and at the national level to intervene and "end an unbearable outrage, a real slap in the face of Italy on global markets".
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