Under Decree No. 13 of July 2005, the Italian Ministry of Agriculture and Forestry has recognized the
Wood-Cork Services Consortium
(Consorzio Servizio Legno-Sughero)
as the entity in charge of the IPPC/FAO mark in Italy and has approved regulations on the use of the FITOK Voluntary Phytosanitary Mark (VPM).
Regulations on the use of the FITOK Voluntary Phytosanitary Mark, approved by the Italian NPPO, define the features of the accreditation and control system in relation to issuing and maintaining the right to use the IPPC/FAO and FITOK marks.