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Posted: 5/15/2002 10:53:10 AM EDT
Link Posted: 5/15/2002 3:44:17 PM EDT
A 12oz Bud Light has less fat, calories & carbs than a 8oz carton of 2% lowfat milk. Bud Light-Breakfast of Champions![beer]
Link Posted: 5/15/2002 3:58:07 PM EDT
"Beer is the proof that God loves us and wants us to be happy." - Ben Franklin
Link Posted: 5/15/2002 4:07:30 PM EDT
How come nutritional information is never placed on beer/wine/liquor containers?
Link Posted: 5/15/2002 4:10:44 PM EDT
Becuase it is not required by law. I wish it was though. Interesting trivia: in PA it is illegal to put the alcohol content of beer on the label. I guess they figure we will buy the beer with the most booze in it LOL.
Link Posted: 5/15/2002 4:16:43 PM EDT
Originally Posted By Philadelphia_GunMan: Interesting trivia: in PA it is illegal to put the alcohol content of beer on the label. I guess they figure we will buy the beer with the most booze in it LOL.
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no shit. so i guess they must have special "PA" labels made.
Link Posted: 5/15/2002 4:22:17 PM EDT
Link Posted: 5/15/2002 4:45:13 PM EDT
[Last Edit: 5/15/2002 4:45:34 PM EDT by freeride21a]
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Link Posted: 5/15/2002 4:52:46 PM EDT
Originally Posted By quietshoez:
Originally Posted By Philadelphia_GunMan: Interesting trivia: in PA it is illegal to put the alcohol content of beer on the label. I guess they figure we will buy the beer with the most booze in it LOL.
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no shit. so i guess they must have special "PA" labels made.
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While technically it is illegal they don't enforce the law. Some "ice" beers and malt liquors have the alcohol content on the labels. I think it should be the law the the AC MUST be on the label, the same as hard liqour. Then we would have proof that coors light is a non alcoholic beverage LOL.
Link Posted: 5/15/2002 5:21:04 PM EDT
Originally Posted By Philadelphia_GunMan:
Originally Posted By Energizer: How come nutritional information is never placed on beer/wine/liquor containers?
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Becuase it is not required by law. I wish it was though.
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Umm, not exactly. It is required NOT TO BE placed there by law -- or BATF decree, anyway. BATF has hauled companies into court for daring to inform the consumer about such stuff.
Link Posted: 5/15/2002 5:23:16 PM EDT
Link Posted: 5/15/2002 5:36:11 PM EDT
Originally Posted By 71-Hour_Achmed:
Originally Posted By Philadelphia_GunMan:
Originally Posted By Energizer: How come nutritional information is never placed on beer/wine/liquor containers?
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Becuase it is not required by law. I wish it was though.
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Umm, not exactly. It is required NOT TO BE placed there by law -- or BATF decree, anyway. BATF has hauled companies into court for daring to inform the consumer about such stuff.
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I was referring to the nutritional information, not the alcohol content. I mean like fat, calories, servings, etc. You know-- the basic FDA requirements...
Link Posted: 5/17/2002 6:41:10 AM EDT
Check it out...Bavarian Brewers wrote the first consumer protection law protecting how they make beer...its from the 1800's...and is still in effect!!! It was a beef when all this EU community stuff came up...Bavarian flatly refused to lower that standards on their brewing processes!!! With that I think I'll go have myself a cold one.....
Link Posted: 5/17/2002 6:47:14 AM EDT
I do not remember where I read this but...The FDA originally wanted nutrition labels on everything....beer was seen as Too Healthy and the FDA did not want to be seen as endorsing beer
Link Posted: 5/17/2002 7:24:01 AM EDT
Damn happy to hear it, I should live forever!
Link Posted: 5/17/2002 8:21:08 AM EDT
Beir ist Brot = Beer is Bread...in German!!!
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