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Bill calling for labels on sugary drinks stops in Calif. senate


  • Los Angeles Times (tiered subscription model)

A bill targeting sugary beverages failed to pass in a California Senate committee this week. The bill would have required some beverages sweetened with sugar to carry labels that said "drinking bevera… Read More

Beverage wholesalers show community spirit, report says


  • SmartBrief/SmartBlog on Food & Beverage

U.S. wine and spirits wholesalers employ more than 63,000 people and take an active role in philanthropy and community, according to a report from the Wine and Spirits Wholesalers of America. "We live… Read More

Classic Ky. Derby dessert has controversial name


  • National Public Radio

Plenty of eateries in Kentucky and beyond will bake up classic Kentucky bourbon pie this weekend in honor of the Kentucky Derby, but restaurants should be careful what they call the dessert. "Derby Pi… Read More