French restaurants are now obliged to offer doggy bags: NPR

The French have long poo doggy bags. Since January 1, a new law in France obliges restaurants serving more than 150 meals a day to reduce food waste. Doggy bags are appearing on French tables.


Hello, I am Ren̩e Montagne. The French have long disdained the American custom of bringing food home after eating out. But since January 1, a new law requires restaurants to serve more than 150 meals a day to reduce food waste. And lovers of French restaurants see something appear at their tables that they have never seen before Рthe doggy bag. So far, few French diners say yes. But for all those who want to leave with leftovers, bon app̩tit. This is the MORNING EDITION.

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