I was visiting Trieste yesterday while driving to Croatia and I stopped in on a supplier on the border near Slovenia that stocks a lot of specialty products from Spain and Italy.
They had row after row of products from my friend Quico Sosa (http://www.sosa.cat/index.php?option=com_content&task=view&id=81&Itemid=34&lang=en). If you are familiar with the products from Sosa you would know that they have a large range of freeze dried products, essences and also many types of food additives. With the current situation in Italy being as absurd as it is they can only sell the products that do not come with a European union approved additive number (All products that also have a code starting with “E”) as this makes them a non-restaurant approved item with these new “Laws”. So there are now countless products on their shelves which will have to remain there until someone in the “Government” over turns this ridiculous legislation.
I hope we can all look back on this and laugh one day, like the fat politician in the US who tried to have salt banned in restaurants because he couldn’t practice self control so he thought he would legislate it to make it easier……………………..