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Friday, March 07, 2014

All Canarian bars, cafes and restaurants to comply with EU food allergy regulations

The 14,290 bars, cafes and restaurants in the Canaries will have to inform their clients about the allergenic content of foods being served. The measure is the result of EU directive 1169/2011, and regional establishments have until the end of 2014 to come into line. The announcement was made by the Santa Cruz Chamber of Commerce. which confirmed that the health department, Sanidad, through the Agencia Española de Consumo, Seguridad Alimentaria y Nutrición, is already implementing the requirements.

All Canarian bars, cafes and restaurants to comply with EU food allergy regulations


Unlike so many journalists writing about the resorts, Pamela has not only actually been to Tenerife, she lived on the island for 16 years, for the majority of that time in a rural valley immersed in the local culture in a way that few outsiders have been privileged to do and gaining a wealth of knowledge about the island, its people, their customs, fiestas and celebrations that she is now able to share via this site. Fluent in Spanish, she also translated and reported for the various English-language newspapers.

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