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European Union Publishes Hot Beverage Dispenser Standard

June 17, 2016

The European Committee for Standardization (CEN) has published EN 16889:2016 Food Hygiene - Production and Dispense of Hot Beverages from Hot Beverage Appliances - Hygiene Requirements, Migration Test.

The standard establishes prerequisites for production of hot beverages, such as coffee and coffee specialties, tea, cocoa and dairy beverages, from hot beverage appliances for commercial and household use in conformity with the food hygiene regulations and for placing on the market.

Date of Ratification:                March 11, 2016

Date of Availability:                 May 18, 2016

Date of Announcement:          August 31, 2016

Date of Publication:                November 30, 2016