With any business there are laws put in place to ensure things run smoothly. The same general principles apply to restaurants. From restaurant cleanliness, staff hygiene, to how you store and prepare food – there are many regulations to follow and for good reason. There are also regulations that happen to make less sense. We’ve collected a list of less-than-ordinary laws that can affect businesses in the food industry below:
In Chicago, it is against the law to eat in a place that’s on fire.
In Denmark, you are only legally required to pay for your meal if you are, by your own standards, ‘full’.
In Florida, it is illegal to pass wind in a public place after 6pm on Thursdays.
In Britain, it is illegal to sell cooked tripe on Sundays, a law that dates back to the 19th [...]