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New EU classifications to result in price hike for made-wine products: WSTA
By DBR Staff Writer
The introduction of new EU customs classifications may result in increase in excise duty and value added tax (VAT) for some made-wine products, according to The Wine and Spirit Trade Association (WSTA), a UK-based organization representing over 340 wine and spirits companies.
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WSTA supports Tax Payers’ Alliance call to end Alcohol Duty Escalator
By DBR Staff Writer
The Wine & Spirit Trade Association (WSTA), a UK-based organization representing over 340 companies producing, importing, transporting and selling wines and spirits, has supported the Tax Payers’ Alliance (TPA) demand to end the alcohol tax rises on the British pub.
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TTB amends distilled spirits identity standards
By DBR Staff Writer
Alcohol and Tobacco Tax and Trade Bureau (TTB), a bureau of the US Department of the Treasury, has amended the rules related to the standardization of identity for distilled spirits to recognize ‘Cachaca’ as a type of rum that is distinctively produced in Brazil.
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US public interest groups call for standardized labels on alcoholic beverages
By DBR Staff Writer
US public interest groups - Center for Science in the Public Interest, Consumer Federation of America, National Consumers League and Shape Up America! - have proposed Treasury Department to finalize the rules for standardizing the alcoholic beverages labels with alcohol content and calorie information in 2013.
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ADPH, DEC issue health advisory on raw milk contamination in Alaska
By DBR Staff Writer
The Alaska Division of Public Health (ADPH) and the Department of Environmental Conservation (DEC) have issued a health advisory relating to a recent ongoing outbreak of Campylobacter infections that have been associated with consuming raw milk.
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Alcohol Justice supports FTC Four Loko labeling order
By DBR Staff Writer
Alcohol Justice, a California-based non-profit advocacy, research and policy organization, has supported the initiative taken by Federal Trade Commission (FTC) in forcing Phusion Projects to put labels on its alcopop drink Four Loko.
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New bill to allow wine trade in kegs, containers in Florida
By DBR Staff Writer
A new bill ‘The Florida Wine Canister Act’, filed by Senator Wilton Simpson and Representative Frank Artiles, will allow Florida distributors and manufacturers to sell wine in kegs or large containers to businesses.
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Russia to lift ban on imports of wine, water from Georgia
By DBR Staff Writer
Russia is set to resume the imports of wine, mineral water and fruits from Georgia, following a seven year ban due to political tensions before a brief war broke between the two nations in 2008.
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Initial tests reveal no toxic substance in New Zealand baby milk formula: Taiwan
By DBR Staff Writer
Taiwan's Department of Health (DOH) has announced that the initial tests conducted on baby milk formula imported from New Zealand have not shown any traces of potentially hazardous substance dicyandiamide (DCD).
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UK's leading soft drink brands sign up to calorie reduction programme
By DBR Staff Writer
Lucozade, Ribena, and J2O have become the latest brands to sign up to the Responsibility Deal's calorie reduction programme, which was initiated by the UK government in order to reduce obesity levels in the country.
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Australian winery cooperative Barossa Valley Estate placed into receivership
By DBR Staff Writer
Australia-based winery cooperative Barossa Valley Estate has been placed into receivership.
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Economic experts demand for tax on Scotch whiskey bottles
By DBR Staff Writer
Economic advisers to Scotland government have urged to levy tax on each of the whiskey bottle produced to benefit the country's economy.
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Health Canada to restrict caffeine content in energy drinks
By DBR Staff Writer
Canada’s national public health regulatory department Health Canada is set to restrict the amount of caffeine used in energy drinks to a maximum of 180mg from January 2013.
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Zimbabwe bans unregistered bottled water brands
By DBR Staff Writer
Zimbabwe has prohibited bottled water brands of 34 companies for not complying with basic hygienic requirements.
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SEBI seeks additional details on Diageo open offer for United Spirits
By DBR Staff Writer
The Securities and Exchange Board of India (SEBI), a regulator for the securities market in India, has sought additional transactional details from Diageo over its open offer to buy 26% stake in United Spirits for INR54.41bn ($0.99bn).
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