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Menu Labeling Implementation Delayed

The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) announced a one-year extension in the required implementation date for chain restaurants of 20 or more units from December 1, 2015 to December 1, 2016.

Brewers Association

Privatization Bill Vetoed in Penn.

Vetoed by the Governor, House Bill 466 sought to privatize the sale of wine and spirits, allowing grocery stores, restaurants, hotels and beer distributors to sell wine and liquor for off premise consumption.

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Suit Challenging “Handmade” Claim Dismissed

A U.S. District Court in Tallahassee, Florida has ruled against consumers who brought suit against Maker’s Mark Distillery for using the term “handmade” in marketing its Maker’s Mark bourbon whiskey. Plaintiffs claimed they relied on …More

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On-Site Sales Bill Falters in Oklahoma

After passing both chambers in different versions, a conference committee was unable to agree on a final bill. S.B. 424 would authorize a brewer to sell beer produced by the brewer to consumers on …More

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