FDA released a supplemental animal feed document which revises proposed rules for animal feed as part of the implementation of the Food Safety Modernization Act. Brewers’ handling of spent grains will directly be impacted. The …More
From the Director
The Brewers Association received word that the FDA will be releasing the revised proposed rules on September 19, 2014 or soon after. FDA had indicated that the revised rules would come out in summer, so …More
We received great news out of the U.S. Tax and Trade Bureau (TTB). In Ruling 2014-4, TTB has added over 30 new ingredients to a list that will be exempt from formula requirements going forward. …More
Updates to the BA's Purpose and Craft Brewer Definition bring alignment between craft and small brewer designations.
Because the Brewers Association is involved in lobbying activities in Washington, DC, primarily on the excise tax bills in Congress, a percentage of member dues are not deductible as a business expense. For 2013, 18.4% of member dues were spent on lobbyin
After a temporary closure due to flooding along the Front Range of Colorado, the Brewers Association office re-opened Tuesday morning, September 17 at 8 a.m.
Due to widespread flooding in Boulder County, Colorado, the need to allow movement of emergency and reconstruction vehicles and a flood advisory that is in place until Tuesday morning, the Brewer Association office is closed Monday.
With the addition of 69 new operational U.S. breweries entered into our database in May 2013, the U.S. brewery count has now climbed to 2514.
The number of logo usage requests by Brewers Association members is on the rise, and here are the rules of use.
The Members Only area of BrewersAssociation.org (which we affectionately call BAMO in our acronym soup) houses a spreadsheet that supplements the May/June issue of The New Brewer. Check it out.