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France proposes jail term for people inciting excessive drinking By DBR Staff Writer
France has proposed a new legislation to punish people who encourage excessive drinking with a fine and a jail term.
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Nigerian Breweries wins approval for Consolidated Breweries merger By DBR Staff Writer
Nigerian Breweries has secured Securities and Exchange Commission approval for its previously announced merger with Consolidated Breweries.
Markets & Regulations > Regulatory & Safety > News Sri Lanka eases ban on Fonterra milk powder By DBR Staff Writer
Sri Lanka has eased the temporary imposed on Fonterra's Anchor milk powder, after local tests showed it is safe for consumption and did not cause illness in children.
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Canada to modernize beer standards
By DBR Staff Writer
Pierre Lemieux, Parliamentary Secretary to Agriculture Minister Gerry Ritz and Member of Parliament for Glengarry-Prescott-Russell, today announced - at Beau's All Natural Brewing's annual Oktoberfest in Vankleek Hill, Ontario - that the Government of Canada is fulfilling its commitment made as part of Economic Action Plan 2014 to modernize Canada's beer standards.
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Sri Lanka suspends Fonterra milk powder sales over food poisoning
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Sri Lanka has temporarily halted the sale of Fonterra's Anchor milk powder after children in a village fell ill on consumption of the product.
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Soft drink makers pledge to cut calorie consumption by 20% in US
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Coca-Cola, PepsiCo and Dr Pepper Snapple have agreed to work towards reducing calorie consumption by soft drink consumers in the US by 2025, in order for the country to tackle increasing rate of obesity and related diseases.
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Russia eases ban on Serbian dairy imports
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Russia has lifted ban on dairy imports from two Serbian companies, which were recently restricted for unspecified violation of regulations.
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Carlsberg says profits may decline over Russia tensions
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Danish brewer Carlsberg has announced that its annual profits may witness a slump as a result of decreasing consumption in eastern Europe.
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Russia to ban Kentucky Gentleman Bourbon imports
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Russia is considering a ban on the import of Sazerac’s Kentucky Gentleman Bourbon from the US, citing toxic chemical contamination.
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Russia bans imports of juice products from Ukraine
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Russia’s consumer protection agency Rospotrebnadzor has imposed a ban on Ukrainian juice product imports citing non-compliance of Customs Union technical regulations.
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UK Parliament to launch inquiry into EU’s Alcohol Strategy
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The House of Lords Home Affairs, Health and Education EU Sub-Committee in the UK is seeking contributions to its new inquiry into the EU’s Alcohol Strategy.
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New York establishes workgroup to ramp up growth in beer industry
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New York Governor Andrew Cuomo has established a new NY Craft Brewer Workgroup, a move that will back the continued expansion in the state's craft beer sector.
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SurePure announces production of cider for craft brewing market
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SurePure, Inc., a global leader in liquid photopurification, has, in conjunction with a Cape Town, South African craft brewer, announced the successful application of the patented photopurification process to the production of cider.
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