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FDA Releases Draft Guidance on Menu Labeling

The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has issued guidance to assist companies in complying with the menu labeling final rule, which requires that calorie information be listed on menus and menu boards in chain restaurants …More

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TTB Helping to Get Beer to Market Faster

The Alcohol and Tobacco Tax and Trade Bureau (TTB) has announced a change to data review on certificate of label approval (COLA) applications as opposed to on the labels themselves. TTB believes this will result …More

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Texas Small Brewer Sues State ABC

Deep Ellum Brewing Co. is challenging the constitutionality of provisions in the Texas Alcohol Beverage Code that prohibit a craft brewery from selling its products on-site to consumers for off-premises consumption, a privilege that both …More

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The Who, What and Why of Small Brewers Caucuses

For the past few years, the Brewers Association has been encouraging state guilds and brewers across the country to reach out to their members of Congress on a slew of issues that are important to …More

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Sweetwater Prevails in Distributor Suit

A Circuit Court in Alabama has ruled in favor of Sweetwater Brewing Co. in a wrongful termination suit brought by Birmingham Beverage Co., the brewer’s distributor in several Alabama counties. A key factor in …More

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