In February 1999, the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, and Firearms granted authority to wine makers to include a mention that moderate consumption of wine is associated with a lower risk of heart disease for some people.
When Big Rock Brewery decided to redesign its packaging late last year, the Calgary, Alberta, Canada-based company wanted to build brand awareness and develop a cohesive look for its nine specialty brews.
The Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco and Firearms has decided not to pursue its earlier proposal to change the net contents statement on wine labels. BATF had proposed allowing the net contents to be expressed in centiliters as an alternative to milliliters, but the majority of those who submitted comments on the proposal said it would be too confusing to consumers.
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