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EU to ban olive oil jugs from restaurants
18 May 2013 @ 12:48

The small glass jugs filled with green or gold coloured extra virgin olive oil are familiar and traditional for restaurant goers across Europe but they will be banned from 1 January 2014 after a decision taken in an obscure Brussels committee earlier this week.

From next year olive oil "presented at a restaurant table" must be in pre-packaged, factory bottles with a tamper-proof dispensing nozzle and labelling in line with EU industrial standards.

The use of classic, refillable glass jugs or glazed terracotta dipping bowls and the choice of a restaurateur to buy olive oil from a small artisan producer or family business will be outlawed.

Read the full article at the Telegraph



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Awasteofspace said:
18 May 2013 @ 21:12

I think it's a good idea,how often are they cleaned outI bet most of the time they are only topped up.


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