FTC Reignites Alcohol Labeling Discussion

Spirits has long been in support of the contentious equalization argument and yesterday they may have gotten a little help from the Federal Trade Commission (FTC). The FTC ordered Phusion Projects, owners of flavored malt beverages Four Loko, to display an "alcohol facts" panel on each can, pending TTB approval. The panel includes container size, abv, servings per container, serving size and notice that according to US Dietary Guidelines a serving is 0.6 ounces of pure alcohol.

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