Bologna, Italy (Italian Republic)
A MORTADELLA IS CUT OPEN IN AN ITALIAN DELICATESSEN.
A clerk at Bologna's Tamburni delicatessen, cuts into one of the house specialties, a 12 kilogram Mortadella January 19. The United States has thrown out an importation ban on mortadella, reopening the U.S. market for the traditional Italian pork product as of February 9 2000, following a 20-year-absence. Picture taken 19 January.