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California bartenders are now required to wear gloves when handling components that go directly into drinks, for example ice cubes or lemon twists. These new regulations are a hot topic in the restaurant industry, with many chefs and professionals against the legislation.
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It’s reported that nearly one third of Americans have some kind of food allergy. The effect it has on restaurants? It obviously makes it more difficult for those with allergies to eat anywhere they please. Recent regulations in Massachusetts requires restaurants to label what kinds of allergens are in their food. Read more on food allergen labeling.