How to Avoid Surprises on the Menu

Most hospitality managers will have heard about the forthcoming regulations affecting the United Kingdom’s food service and hospitality industry, but what steps has your business taken to prepare for the regulations? The EU Food Information for Consumers Regulation comes into effect from 13 December 2014 and requires all food distributors to provide allergen labelling and information to customers. So what does that mean for your hospitality business?

It's not just packaged foods that are affected by the NEW UK Regulation.
It’s not just packaged foods that are affected by the NEW UK Regulation.

In a ‘must read’ article, the hospitality industry experts at Pitmans LLP explain how hospitality businesses will be affected by the Regulation and what the businesses should be doing to ensure their compliance. The article includes:

  • A synopsis
  • Who the regulations apply to
  • What is required
  • What happens if you don’t comply
  • What actions you should be taking now.

To find out what you need to know about the forthcoming Regulations, read the article HERE  and avoid any nasty surprises come December 2014. For further information or support on legal matters, contact Pitmans LLP Hospitality & Leisure Team at 0118 958 0224.



Author: Institute of Hospitality

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