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UK to ban cheap alcohol sale
The UK plans to ban retailers from selling alcohol at below-cost prices before the start of the FIFA World Cup finals this summer, in an attempt to limit excess drinking.
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UK Government launches new scheme for whiskey protection
By DBR Staff Writer
The UK Government has launched a new scheme - Spirit Drinks Verification Scheme - to protect the Scotch whiskey industry from fake or sub-standard products.
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Danone ends existing supply contract with Fonterra
By DBR Staff Writer
French dairy major Danone has terminated its supply contract with Fonterra, a New Zealand-based dairy co-operative, following an alert concerning a possible contamination of certain ingredients in August 2013.
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Cocaine found in bottle of Caribbean soft drink
By DBR Staff Writer
The Food Standards Agency is warning the public about a soft drink that has been found to contain high levels of cocaine.
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FNC commences second phase of Sustainable Coffee initiative
The Colombian Coffee Growers Federation (FNC) has commenced Phase II of its Colombia, Sustainable Coffee (CCS) initiative, which is expected to benefit 800 additional coffee farmer families.
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Wisconsin Senate gives nod to direct sale of raw-milk
By DBR Staff Writer
The Wisconsin Senate has approved a bill, which will allow dairy farmers to sell raw milk directly to customers on their farms across the state.
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Kroger dairy plants receive IDFA awards for worker safety
By DBR Staff Writer
American retailer Kroger has received International Dairy Foods Association (IDFA) Dairy Industry Safety Recognition Awards and Achievement Certificates for its nine dairy facilities.
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Schumer pushes plan to support capital region apple, cider producers
By DBR Staff Writer
Today, at the Golden Harvest Farms in Valatie, U.S. Senator Charles E. Schumer toured the farm's distillery and unveiled a new plan to boost the sales for New York’s over 20 existing hard apple cider producers and allow the over 650 apple growers to expand their business and add this increasingly popular craft beverage to their product line.
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KonaRed-sponsored research verifies effectiveness of coffee fruit, further demonstrating scientific value of KonaRed products
By DBR Staff Writer
KonaRed Corporation, the developers of KonaRed nutritional products made from Hawaiian-sourced Kona Coffee Fruit, announced today positive results for the efficacy of coffee fruit on anti-inflammation, immunostimulatory and antiviral, further demonstrating the scientific value of KonaRed products.
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The Brewers of Europe welcomes EESC report on beer sector
By DBR Staff Writer
The Brewers of Europe has welcomed a new report adopted by the European Economic and Social Committee (EESC) that recognizes the potential of the beer sector to generate jobs and growth.
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Japan mulls removing tariffs on imported wines
By DBR Staff Writer
The Japanese government is planning removal of tariffs on imported wines, a move which is expected to see other countries removing tariffs on sake – Japan’s primary alcohol export.
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Excise increase on alcohol in Ireland will affect off-license sector, says NOffLA
By DBR Staff Writer
Ireland’s National Off-Licence Association (NOffLA) has criticized the government’s decision to raise excise duty on alcohol saying that it would have a negative impact on the independent off-license sector.
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Russia imposes ban on 28 Georgian alcohol products
By DBR Staff Writer
Russia’s consumer protection agency Rospotrebnadzor has banned 28 types of alcohol products that are produced by seven Georgian companies citing non-compliance of hygiene standards.
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Wine Australia announces US trade survey results
By DBR Staff Writer
Wine Australia has announced the results of US trade survey Next Chapter designed to understand the thinking and motivations of the US wine trade in respect to Australian wines, and to explore barriers for developing premium Australian wine sales in the US market.
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Svedka recalls non-flavored vodka in US over possible foreign material contamination
By DBR Staff Writer
Svedka, a Swedish brand of vodka owned by US-based Constellation Brands, is voluntarily recalling a very small quantity of its non-flavored vodka as the product may potentially contain small piece of loose glass settled in the bottom of the bottle.
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