Weekly Roundup | Lessons from the FDA Warning Letter, November Beers, and a Guide to Drive Holiday Sales

Happy Monday! November is here, and with it comes lots of news from the beverage alcohol industry. We’ve compiled our weekly newsletter to bring you the latest. This week we have some important lessons from FDA Warning Letters, November beers, and a guide for driving your holiday sales with social media. I hope you find it interesting. Have a great week, and let me know if I missed something!

LegislativeUpdate

FDA Warning Letters | Robert Lehrman provides some useful lessons from a recent Warning Letter from the FDA. Lehrman Beverage Law

Michigan Ban on Powdered Alcohol Signed into Law | Powdered alcohol isn’t sold in Michigan, but sponsors of this bill wanted to prevent any chance of future sale of powdered alcohol in the state. Detroit Free Press

TTB Newsletter | This week, the TTB’s newsletter features information on the ITDS pilot program, the latest TTB statistics, and more! TTB 

IndustryUp

Time Inc.’s FOOD & WINE and Drizly Form Partnership to Combine Cocktails, Content, and On-Demand eCommerce | FOOD & WINE will curate recipes and recommendations for Drizly, with all products available for home delivery at the touch of a button. DigiDay

PLCB Reports ‘Record’ Liquor Sales | The Pennsylvania Liquor Control Board (PLCB) reported ‘record’ sales for its fiscal year 2014/15 with a 4.2% increase compared to the previous year. Spirits Business

Marketing Blue Moon as a Craft Beer Is Perfectly Legal, Says Court | The lawsuit filed last spring was thrown out last week. Eater

DontMissOut

Speaker Spotlight | Beverage Alcohol Community Symposium (BACS) | Check out our stellar line-up of speakers who will share their knowledge, best practices, and tips and tricks to help you navigate the challenges and regulations you face when bringing new products to market. ShipCompliant

How to Drive Holiday Sales from Social Media NowIn the current advertising state of social media, more and more brands are moving away from the practice of simply growing a fan base on it. Chatterbox

November Beers | October has passed, and with it went the pumpkin beer frenzy. Brewers Association

JustFun

And the Spookiest Label Is… | See the results from our most recent LabelVision competition in the Beverage Alcohol Community. ShipCompliant

9 of Our Favorite Hot Toddy Recipes | The fall chill is officially here. These tasty recipes can help keep you warm. VinePair

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