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Beer Institute Commends Recent FDA Announcements

September 16, 2015

FDA’s Guidance on Menu Labeling and Spent Grains Ruling Applauded WASHINGTON, DC – The Beer Institute commends the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) on two significant announcements, both of which are important to America’s beer brewers, importers and suppliers. Guidance on Menu Labeling Rules The FDA issued Guidance on the Menu Labeling Rules that will

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Beer Institute Releases Domestic Tax Paid Estimate

August 27, 2015

WASHINGTON, DC – Today the Beer Institute published an unofficial estimate of domestic tax paid shipments by beer brewers: The July 2015 domestic tax paid estimate is 16,024,000 barrels. July 2014 removals were 16,335,000 (revised) for a decrease of 1.9%. Month 2014 2015 Percent Change Volume Change January 13,760,966 12,926,000 -6.1% -834,966 February 13,402,263 12,436,000

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Beer Institute Names Denise Dunckel Vice President, Public Affairs

Beer Institute Names Denise Dunckel Vice President, Public Affairs Communications Veteran to Lead $253 Billion Industry’s Public Affairs and Media Efforts WASHINGTON, DC – The Beer Institute, representing America’s brewers, beer importers and industry suppliers, announced today that communications veteran Denise Dunckel will join the trade association as vice president, public affairs on September 14.

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Beer Institute Updates Industry-Leading Advertising & Marketing Code

August 19, 2015

Beer Institute Updates Industry-Leading Advertising and Marketing Code Self-Imposed Code Amended to Address Complaints Process and Model/Actor Age Requirements WASHINGTON, DC – The Beer Institute today announced two significant updates to its industry-leading Advertising and Marketing Code. The Code, which includes revisions to the complaints process and model/actor age requirements, is effective immediately and can

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Beer Institute Releases Domestic Tax Paid Estimate

July 14, 2015

WASHINGTON, DC – Today the Beer Institute published an unofficial estimate of domestic tax paid by beer brewers: The June 2015 domestic tax paid estimate is 16,600,000 barrels. June 2014 removals were 16,500,000 (revised) for an increase of .60% Please note the following monthly revisions from previous releases: Month 2014 2015 Percent Change Volume Change

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Brewers Ask You to Celebrate the 4th of July Responsibly

July 1, 2015

WASHINGTON, DC – With Independence Day celebrations around the corner and summer season in full swing, the Beer Institute today released tips on responsible consumption and information on the many free programs available to consumers to promote safe rides home, responsibility and to help parents talk with their children about alcohol. According to Nielsen, the

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Brewers and Beer Importers: ‘We Don’t Serve Teens’

June 29, 2015

WASHINGTON, DC – For the eighth consecutive year, the country’s major brewers and beer importers promoted the Federal Trade Commission’s “We Don’t Serve Teens” education program with millions of messages online and in TV, radio, print and outdoor ads. As teens enjoy summer break, the beer industry asks communities across the country to be vigilant

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BI and BA Welcome Introduction of Craft Beverage Modernization and Tax Reform Act

Comprehensive Beer Tax Reform Bill Introduced Just Ahead of Beer’s Busiest Week WASHINGTON AND BOULDER, CO –The Brewers Association—a not-for-profit trade association dedicated to small and independent American brewers—andthe Beer Institute—a national trade association representing brewers, beer importers and supply industries—jointly applaud the introduction of the Craft Beverage Modernization and Tax Reform Act (H.R. 2903)

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Beer Institute Releases Domestic Tax Paid Estimate

June 25, 2015

WASHINGTON, DC – Today the Beer Institute published an unofficial estimate of domestic tax paid by beer brewers: The May 2015 domestic tax paid estimate is 15,700,000 barrels. May 2014 removals were 16,025,000 (revised) for a decrease of 2.0 percent. Please note the following monthly revisions from previous releases: Month 2014 2015 Percent Change Volume

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