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Free drinking water in Andalucía's bars and cafés a legal requirement
10 January 2018 @ 23:43

BARS and cafés in Andalucía are now required by law to give customers free drinking water if they request it as part of the regional government's drive to improve the population's health.

They must provide a jug and glasses without charge, although the contents may be tap water instead of bottled if the former is drinkable.

Free water must also be available in vending machines set up in public places, or via fountains or other installations not more than two metres away, and also in schools or anywhere children may be gathered, such as parks.

Restaurants are now required to ensure they provide healthy meals on menus and be willing to offer different portion sizes if requested, and grocery shops and supermarkets must retail fresh and perishable produce in different sized packaging to reflect 'all family sizes' – a move aimed mainly at those living alone who do not want to buy goods in large containers that they know they will never be able to eat before they go off.

School canteens are required to use fresh, seasonal and local produce where possible and to base their lunches on the Mediterranean diet, whilst children will spend time working on school allotments as part of their curriculum and must undertake at least five hours of physical activity a week within school hours.

After-school activities should be based upon sports and exercise as much as possible.

Read more at thinkSPAIN.com

 



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Volleyer said:
07 February 2018 @ 19:06

what about airports?. e.g. Malaga Airport

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