Passing the House, House Bill 1690 seeks to privatize the sale of wine and spirits, creating 1,200 wine and liquor enhanced permits available for purchase by licensed beer distributors for 6 months after enactment. …More
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S. 1562, the Craft Beverage Modernization and Tax Reform Act, was introduced in the U.S. Senate on June 11 by Senator Ron Wyden (D-OR) and companion H.R. 2903 was introduced in the U.S. House of …More
Brewers Association CEO Bob Pease was invited to testify before the Senate Judiciary Subcommittee on Antitrust, Competition Policy, and Consumer Rights at a hearing entitled “Ensuring Competition Remains on Tap: The AB InBev/SABMiller Merger and …More
In a letter to Treasury Secretary Lew, the Brewers Association (as part of an industry coalition that includes the National Beer Wholesalers Association) requested clarification from the Alcohol and Tobacco Tax and Trade Bureau (TTB) …More
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
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).
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
Senators Mike Lee (R-UT) and Amy Klobuchar (D-MN), the chairman and ranking member of the Senate Judiciary Subcommittee on Antitrust, Competition Policy, and Consumer Rights, announced the committee will hold a hearing on Anheuser-Busch InBev’s …More