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Distillers back SWA's call to cut duty on alcohol in UK
By DBR Staff Writer
Small distillers from across the UK are supporting the 'Drop the Duty!' campaign, which calls for a reduced duty on alcohol in order to facilitate the growth of the industry. This campaign is run by Scotch Whisky Association (SWA) Wine and Spirit Trade Association (WSTA) and supported by the TaxPayers' Alliance.
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500ml cans of 9% ABV Skol Super breach alcohol responsibility rules
By DBR Staff Writer
The packaging of 500ml cans of Skol Super, a 9% ABV beer produced by Carlsberg UK, have been found to encourage immoderate consumption after a ruling by the Independent Complaints Panel.
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Australian scientists call for tougher regulation on use of caffeine in soft drinks
By DBR Staff Writer
Australian scientists have disputed soft drink manufacturers' claim that the use of caffeine in soft drinks improves taste, and called for tigther control on its usage.
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Arran Brewery wins approval for sake brewery construction in Scotland
By DBR Staff Writer
Arran Brewery has secured approval from North Ayrshire Council for the construction of sake brewery in Dreghorn, which is considered to be the first of its type in Scotland.
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Putin calls for vodka price control amid falling rouble value in Russia
By DBR Staff Writer
Russian President Vladimir Putin has ordered his government to control the rising prices of vodka to avoid consumption of spurious, cheaper liquor.
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European Commission to investigate proposed coffee joint venture between DEMB and Mondelez
By DBR Staff Writer
The European Commission has launched an in-depth investigation into a proposal by Douwe Egberts Master Blenders (DEMB) and Mondelēz International to merge their coffee businesses.
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Testing in China finds bacteria in purified drinking water
By DBR Staff Writer
The China Food and Drug Administration (CFDA) has found that around a quarter of purified drinking water in the country is contaminated with excessive levels of bacteria.
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Danone refutes Russian minister's accusation on adulteration of dairy products
By DBR Staff Writer
French dairy major Danone has objected to Russian agriculture minister's charges of adulteration of its dairy products.
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New drug nalmefene approved in UK to control urge to consume alcohol
By DBR Staff Writer
The UK National Institute for Health and Care Excellence (Nice) has approved the use of nalmefene to help people cut down on alcohol consumption.
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Lebanon to close several dairy plants over food safety concerns
By DBR Staff Writer
Lebanon has announced plans to shut down several dairy factories in the country over food safety violations.
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US state of Ohio to ban sale of powdered alcohol
By DBR Staff Writer
The US state of Ohio has passed a bill that will impose a ban on the sale of powdered alcohol product, Palcohol, across the state as it may cause health risks on consumption.
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EU seeks easy access to Japanese beer market
By DBR Staff Writer
The European Union (EU) is planning to talk to Japan on opening the latter's beer market to the European countries prior to the signing of a free trade deal in 2015.
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New York signs new law for alcoholic beverage producers
By DBR Staff Writer
New York Governor Andrew Cuomo has signed the craft beverage law to ease the restrictions imposed on alcoholic beverage producers.
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Free trade agreement with China expected to boost Australian dairy market
By DBR Staff Writer
The free trade agreement (FTA) to be signed by Australia and China is expected to provide the former's dairy farmers tariff-free access to the latter's infant formula market over the next four years.
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California city becomes first to vote for tax on sugar-sweetened beverages
By DBR Staff Writer
The citizens of Berkeley in California have voted for additional tax on sugar-sweetened beverages, becoming the first city in the US to okay such a move.
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