The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) announced a proposed rule to establish requirements for fermented and hydrolyzed foods, or foods that contain fermented or hydrolyzed ingredients, and bear the “gluten-free” claim. The proposed rule, …More
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The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has requested public comments on whether it is appropriate to define the term “natural” and, if so, how the agency should define the term, as well as how …More
Guidance for manufacturers who wish to voluntarily label their foods as containing or not containing ingredients derived from genetically engineered plants has been issued by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA).
A suit has been filed in Oregon U.S. District Court arguing consumers could suffer damage in the form of higher beer prices and less consumer options should the merger between AB InBev and SABMiller be …More
The Senate Judiciary Committee’s Subcommittee on Antitrust, Competition Policy and Consumer Rights heard testimony on Tuesday, regarding the proposed merger of Anheuser-Busch InBev and SAB Miller. After the December 8 hearing, Senator Patrick Leahy of Vermont …More
Earlier today, the U.S. Senate Committee on the Judiciary held a hearing regarding the merger of two of the largest multi-national breweries, Anheuser-Busch InBev and SAB Miller. Brewers Association CEO Bob Pease was invited to …More
A Class action lawsuit filed in California Superior Court, San Diego County, alleging that MillerCoors, through false and deceptive marketing, had caused substantial injury to consumers who purchased Blue Moon beer has been dismissed. …More
The California Secretary of State’s office announced that a proposed ballot initiative to lower the minimum legal drinking age in California from 21 to 18 has been cleared for the collection of petition signatures. In …More
Passing both legislative chambers, Senate Bills 369 (S-2) and 370 (S-2) would amend the Use Tax Act and the General Sales Tax Act, respectively, to extend the industrial processing exemption under each Act to tangible …More
Governor Andrew Cuomo announced the creation of a working group of industry leaders to recommend revisions to New York State’s Alcoholic Beverage Control Laws. The group, which includes Steve Hindy (co-founder of Brooklyn Brewery) and …More