DWT Food + Bev

On Friday, September 28, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (“FDA”) published a request for comment on the use of dairy-terms in the labeling of plant-based food products. Interested stakeholders can submit comments to the FDA until November 27, 2018.

The FDA first acknowledges the “emergence and expansion” of plant-based foods and beverages… Continue Reading

Now is the time to update your Proposition 65 warnings in California. On August 30, 2018, new regulations go into effect changing the warnings required for the food and beverage industries. Amendments to California’s Proposition 65, also known as the Safe Drinking Water and Toxic Enforcement Act of 1986, require businesses to provide “clear and… Continue Reading

The Tax Cuts and Jobs Act (the “Act”) has significantly impacted the alcohol industry, including changes to tax credits and new taxpayer definitions. As the Act has come into effect, the TTB continues to update alcohol industry members on the impact of the Act on related excise taxes. We issued an advisory in March regarding some of the new guidance … Continue Reading

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