Tabitha Fordham Joins the Beverage Alcohol Team

July 6, 2021

TFH Legal is excited to announce the addition of Tabitha Fordham to the beverage alcohol team starting on July 6.

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FDA and Gluten-Free Labeling

October 16, 2020

The FDA finalized regulations governing gluten-free claims for fermented foods. The rule applies to alcoholic beverages that fall within the FDA’s primary labeling jurisdiction. Companies must come into compliance no later than August 13, 2021. The new rule effectively prohibits gluten-free claims on fermented products that were not gluten-free from the start of the production process. But beers made without gluten-containing grain (e.g., beers made from rice) are allowed to use the term gluten-free so long as the manufacturer and product meet certain other requirements under the new regulations. But, when it comes to distilled products, it’s a different story. […]

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CBD and Alcohol

October 14, 2020

Regarding CBD oil in beer, the TTB has issued a statement about beer that contains these cannabis-related additives. The statement unequivocally provides that there will be no approval of formulas that include substances illegal under the Controlled Substance Act. Hemp, however, is not banned by the CSA and, therefore, hemp or its derivatives may be used in alcoholic beverages, assuming certain conditions are satisfied, i.e., formula approval (all sales) and COLA (only interstate sales). But in order for the formula to be approved, the hemp component must be one of three GRAS (Generally Recognized As Safe) ingredients. The FDA has […]

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