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Sunday, 19 May 2013

EU to ban olive oil jugs from restaurants

http://www.telegraph.co.uk/news/worldnews/europe/eu/10064787/EU-to-ban-olive-oil-jugs-from-restaurants.html



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





The European Union is to ban olive oil jugs and dipping bowls from restaurant tables.
The European Union is to ban olive oil jugs and dipping bowls from restaurant tables.


"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."


 

Lunacy, sheer bloody lunacy. We should get out of this mad house of European ultra bureaucratic committees before we are all running around in circles screaming "Ban it ! Ban it !"  Unless of course running around in circles has been banned by some European ultra bureaucratic committee.