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FDA Releases Final Guidance on Menu Labeling

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has released its final menu labeling guidance, “A Labeling Guide for Restaurants and Retail Establishments Selling Away-From-Home Foods – Part II (Menu Labeling Requirements in Accordance with 21 …More

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Nebraska Craft Brewery Board Created

Approved by the Governor, L.B. 1105 creates The Nebraska Craft Brewery Board, a body tasked with establishing a public forum to provide any manufacturer of beer or producer of agricultural products used in the brewing …More

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Oregon Retail Sales Expansion Signed into Law

Signed by the Governor, House Bill 4053 seeks to expand retail opportunities for brewery licensees to include: retail sales of malt beverage, wine and cider for consumption on or off the licensed premises; selling wine, …More

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Oregon Privatization Clears Hurdle

In a bid to privatize Oregon’s liquor sales, Oregonians for Competition (a group that includes grocers, retailers and consumers) has gained approval to collect signatures for ballot Initiative 71, which would end state sales of …More

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Virginia Sales Tax Exemption Bill Becomes Law

Signed into law, House Bill 859 provides sales and use tax exemption for machinery, tools, equipment and materials used by licensed brewers in the production of beer and materials such as labels and boxes for …More

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