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EU to ban reusable olive oil bottles

BRUSSELS — The small glass bottle filled, and refilled, with golden olive oil has long been a staple on many restaurant tables across Europe. Now, the European Union is going to ban it.

The European Commission, the EU’s executive, said Friday that, as of next year, restaurant customers will only be allowed to use oil from nonrefillable bottles with proper content labeling.

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