Agreed in conference committee, Senate Joint Resolution 68 would establish a ballot initiative that would affect issues related to common ownership between the manufacturing, wholesaling and retailing tiers, the operation of brewery-owned branches …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
Signed by the Governor, House Bill 1690 provides for substantive reforms to the state’s liquor sales system. Short of full privatization, the bill would allow for expanded grocery and restaurant sales while maintaining existing …More
The Food and Drug Administration has issued a new rule updating the Nutrition Facts label and the Supplemental Facts label. Most food manufacturers will be required to use the new label by July 26, …More
Passing the House, House Bill 8100 would permit holders of a manufacture’s license to sell at retail alcoholic beverages manufactured by them known for on-site and off-site consumption in an amount not in excess of …More
The FDA Food Safety Modernization Act (FSMA) final rule is aimed at preventing intentional adulteration from acts intended to cause wide-scale harm to public health, including acts of terrorism targeting the food supply, requiring mitigation …More
Passing initial committee consideration, S.B. 3053 seeks to allow the holder of an alcoholic beverage manufacturer license to sell an amount not in excess of thirty-six ounces (36 oz.) of malt beverage and four and …More
More than 160 brewers, brewery owners/employees and state guild representatives were in Washington, D.C. today to advocate on behalf of the craft brewing industry. They visited the offices of every member in the Senate and …More
House Bill 1540, legislation clarifying direct shipper laws as they relate to direct shipments of beer, has died in Senate committee.
Passing committee with amendments, A.B. 2281, the “Smart Container Act,” would require a 10-cent deposit on all plastic and glass bottles and aluminum cans (other than refillable containers) less than 24 oz. and a 20-cent …More