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FDA Issues Final Rule on Gluten-Free Claims for Fermented Foods

The federal Food & Drug Administration (FDA) recently finalized regulations governing gluten-free claims for fermented and hydrolyzed foods, including beer and other alcohol beverages. The so called “final rule” directly applies to alcohol beverages that fall within FDA’s primary labeling …Read More

Brewery Sales Expansion to be Considered in VA

Pre-filed for the 2021 session, House Bill 1735 seeks to expand the privileges of limited brewery licensees by allowing them to sell at retail wine manufactured by farm winery licensees for on-premises consumption. The bill also expands the privileges …Read More

Craft Beverage Modernization and Tax Reform Act

On December 20, 2019, the President signed into law the Further Consolidated Appropriations Act, 2020, which includes a one-year extension (through December 31, 2020) of the Craft Beverage Modernization and Tax Reform Act (CBMTRA) provisions originally passed for a two-year …Read More

New Jersey Bill Addresses Direct to Consumer Abilities

A.B. 4606 seeks to allow the holder of a limited brewery license, restricted brewery license, plenary winery license, farm winery license, out-of-State winery license, cidery and meadery license, or craft distillery license to directly ship or deliver to the residence …Read More

Franchise Legislation Passes MA Senate

Passing the Senate, S.B. 2829 allows a brewery with less than 250,000 barrels annual production to terminate a wholesaler in the absence of good cause with thirty days’ written notice of termination. The terminated wholesaler, as sole and exclusive …Read More

Wide-Ranging Alcohol Bill Passes Ohio House

Taken up by the Senate after passing the House, House Bill 674, among many provisions, seeks to: eliminate statutory limitations on Sunday sales of alcohol; address issues related to outdoor refreshment areas; exempt certain brewpubs from the requirement to obtain …Read More

Home Delivery Law Passed in GA

Signed into law, House Bill 879 allows a packaged goods retailer to deliver malt beverages and wine in unbroken packages purchased by an individual for personal use to an address designated by such individual, subject to certain conditions. The …Read More

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