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FDA Issues Final Rule on Menu Labeling

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) finalized rules requiring that calorie information be listed on menus and menu boards in chain restaurants and similar retail food establishments and vending machines. The menu labeling final …More

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Canadian Government to Modernize Beer Standards

The Government of Canada has proposed new standards of identity for beer. Canada’s compositional standard for beer outlines the specific requirements that must be met for a product to be labelled, packaged, sold or advertised …More

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FDA Issues Revisions to Proposed Rule on Spent Grain

The federal Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has released a Proposed Rule Supplement guidance document which clarifies information concerning the handling of spent grain. Breweries that sell less than $2.5 million in animal feed will …More

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TTB Expands Allowable Label Changes

The Alcohol and Tobacco Tax and Trade Bureau (TTB) announced a further expansion to the list of changes that may be made to approved labels without requiring those labels be resubmitted to TTB for review.

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