Government regulates wine labels

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Tuesday, March 27, 2012

Each year, federal regulators review more than 100,000 proposed wine labels.

In just the past two weeks, records show, federal officials have approved more than 3,500 other wine labels, allowing the likes of French Kiss, Sweet Sunset and Whipped Cream.
Since 2007, the Alcohol and Tobacco Tax and Trade Bureau has been considering whether to require “serving facts” that would list fat content, calories, carbohydrates and protein data on wine labels. The still-unresolved debate is recorded in the federal agency’s public comment files.

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