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Alcohol sales banned at Miami Beach after 2am By DBR Staff Writer
Miami Beach commissioners have approved a ban on the sale of alcohol at late night sidewalk cafes from 2am to 8am.
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Health Canada considers removal of fruit juices from nutrition guide By DBR Staff Writer
Health Canada is contemplating to remove fruit juices from the category of healthy dietary choices under Canada's Food Guide as juices increasingly come under the scanner for promoting obesity.
Markets & Regulations > Regulatory & Safety > News Wine Institute appeals Congress to act regarding COOL retaliation By DBR Staff Writer
In the wake of WTO claim, Wine Institute, along with the wine industry, has urged the Congress to act to prevent COOL retaliation.
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California rejects soda tax
By DBR Staff Writer
In a latest loss of face for public health advocates, California lawmakers have rejected a proposed tax on sodas and other sugary beverages.
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Massachusetts regulator accuses Craft Beer Guild over pay-to-play probe
By DBR Staff Writer
Massachusetts regulator Alcoholic Beverages Control Commission (ABCC) has charged craft wholesaler Craft Beer Guild over pay-to-play probe.
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European Parliament to consider sticking calorie labels on alcohol
By DBR Staff Writer
The European Parliament is pondering over mandatory calorie labeling on all alcoholic drinks.
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Lactalis gets Brazilian regulators’ approval to buy BRF's dairy units
By DBR Staff Writer
French dairy group Lactalis has got approval from Brazilian antitrust authority to purchase the dairy units of food processor BRF SA in a deal worth $594m.
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French National Assembly votes for ban on unlimited refills of soft drinks
By DBR Staff Writer
The French National Assembly has voted in favor of a ban on unlimited refills of sugary drinks at fast food chains and stores, as part of its efforts to tackle growing obesity levels.
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UK Chancellor reduces cider and spirits duty by 2% and freezes wine duty
By DBR Staff Writer
UK Chancellor of the Exchequer George Osborne has cut duty on spirits and cider by 2% and froze duty on wine and slashed the price of beer by a penny a pint for the third year now.
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House of Lords urges EU to effectively combat alcohol-related harm
By DBR Staff Writer
A House of Lords committee has urged the European Union (EU) to implement tighter regulations on taxation and labeling in order to combat alcohol-related harm.
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Maternal Science recalls healthy mama Boost It Up! Drink over mislabeling
By DBR Staff Writer
Maternal Science is voluntarily recalling healthy mama Boost It Up! Drink in the US as it contains whey protein isolate (milk) that is not mentioned on the packaging.
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Postobon receives consent to produce Heineken beer in Colombia
By DBR Staff Writer
Soft drinks company Postobon has received approval from Colombia's financial regulator to produce and sell Heineken beer in the country, under a partnership with Heineken's Chilean affiliate Compania Cervecerias Unidas (CCU).
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Beer Institute supports bipartisan bill, urges vote
By DBR Staff Writer
The American beer industry welcomed bipartisan legislation introduced today to comprehensively reform the federal beer tax imposed on brewers and beer importers.
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