The Alcohol and Tobacco Tax and Trade Bureau (TTB) has notified four brand holders of caffeinated alcohol beverages
(CAB) that a determination by Food and Drug Administration (FDA) that their products are adulterated under the Federal Food, Drug, and Cosmetic Act would render their products mislabeled under the Federal Alcohol Administration Act (which is enforced by TTB).
On a personal note, I'd like to wish a public fond farewell to Ken Wynn, 71, who is retiring after 30years of heading the Utah Department of Alcohol Beverage
Thurmond, a long time crusader on the ill-effects of alcohol consumption (he was partly responsible for the current health warnings on alcoholic beverages instituted in the mid-1980s) said the bills are an effort to "reverse the recent erroneous and irresponsible approval of the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco and Firearms (BATF) and the Department of Treasury." The legislative package will serve to transfer the authority for administering alcohol beverage
labeling from the Treasury Department to the "more appropriate" Health and Human Services Department.
While this shift represents a serious challenge on-premise, this trend continues to serve as a significant opportunity for alcohol beverage
retailers, who are actively promoting beverages that can enhance consumers' 'night out' at home."
The event was held in conjunction with the 54th annual convention of WAABI (World Association of Alcohol Beverage
Industries) and honored five people whose achievements, both personal and business, have made significant contributions to the efforts of the entire beverage alcohol industry in supporting the Sky Ranch.
"In 2005, Longhorn began to include on all dinner promotional menus wine pairings and premium alcohol beverage
drinks," says Doug Jackson, director of beverage, RARE Hospitality International, the parent company of Longhorn Steakhouse based in Atlanta, Ga.
New Jersey Alcohol Beverage
Control Law prohibits an individual from owning a beneficial interest in more than two retail stores.
Jim Ryan, the executive vice president of Corporate Communications for Chicago-based Crown Imports LLC, has been elected Chairman of the Board of Directors of the National Association of Beverage Importers (NABI), a national alcohol beverage
trade association headquartered in Washington, DC.
This 40+ year tradition has earned Sky Ranch the nickname "the adopted charity of the alcohol beverage
industry." This year's event, held in conjunction with the annual leadership conference of the World Association of the Alcohol Beverage
Industries (WAABI), honored individuals who have made an important contribution to Sky Ranch.
* Symposium on Alcohol Beverage
Law 2/28/2005-3/02/2005; Ritz Carlton, Arlington, VA
The Alcohol and Tobacco Tax and Trade Bureau (TTB), has published an advanced notice of proposed rulemaking in the Federal Register soliciting comments regarding whether to amend the regulations concerning the use of the word "pure" or its variants in the labeling and advertising of alcohol beverage