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Why are wine and beer exempt from having to post calorie/nutrition info on the container?

Asked by occ (4080points) July 24th, 2007

It seems that every other food & drink in the U.S. has to list the nutritional info and caloric content on the container. Why don't alcohol manufacturers have to do this?

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Jill_E's avatar

Great question. Not sure why. Fruit juices have calorie/nutrition but not beer/wine.

gooch's avatar

b/c they are governed by the FDA and the Tobacco Tax and Trade Bureau therefore they are caught in a jurisdictional war. TTTB has no background in nutrition. TTTB is th former ATF.

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