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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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Pay-to-Play Trade Practice Investigation Launched

The state Alcoholic Beverages Control Commission (ABCC) has launched an investigation into alleged anti-competitive actions on the part of certain brewers, retailers and wholesalers that violate state law. So-called “pay-to-play” practices involve compensation for, or …More

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FDA Continues Review of Spent Grain Regulation

Although the Food and Drug Administration has yet to reissue a revised proposed regulation concerning the handling of spent grains, the agency has posted an FAQ on the issue.

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TTB Launches Permits Online Tutorial

The Tax and Trade Bureau has developed a new online tutorial to assist those using Permits Online to apply for the type of permit, notification, or notice needed to start a TTB-regulated business or amend …More

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