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Feds Say Craft Beer Potential Huge in China

A report released by the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Foreign Agricultural Service highlights cultural and economic changes in China that officials believe will lead to increased craft beer sales in the world’s largest beer consuming …More

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TTB Releases FAQs for Mead

The Tax and Trade Bureau has released a set of frequently asked questions about mead, or honey wine. These questions address topics that include: what is mead under federal law and how to label mead, …More

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FDA Releases Menu Labeling Guidance

The federal Food and Drug Administration recently issued Guidance for Industry: Nutrition Labeling of Standard Menu Items in Restaurants and Similar Retail Food Establishments; Small Entity Compliance Guide relating to new regulations requiring restaurants and …More

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Washington Bill H.B. 1179 Passes House

Passing the House, H.B. 1179 excludes the production of cider from the commodity assessment that applies to vinifera wine grape growers and producers, which funds the advertising of Washington wines through the Washington Wine Commission.

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