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.
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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.
The Brewers Association and the Beer Institute recently sent a joint letter to Members of Congress supporting the newly introduced Craft Beverage Modernization and Tax Reform Act of 2015 (S. 1562/H.R. 2903). The letter encourages Members …More
Prior to SAVOR, 150 craft brewers, owners and guild leaders came to Washington, D.C. to advocate for the craft brewing community. They met with over 150 members of Congress and over 300 members of Congressional staff. …More
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
Before the Governor for action, House Bill 909 provides for, among other provisions, alternating proprietorships and contract brewing.
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
With House-Senate conference committee members unable to agree on a mutually acceptable bill, Senate Bill 688 has failed to advance. The bill sought to require low-point beer manufacturers and wholesalers who assign a brand extension …More
Passing both chambers of the legislature, S.B. 138 seeks to permit brewery-public house licensees to sell at wholesale and distribute up to 7,500 barrels of malt beverages per year produced by the licensee to other …More