The Beer Institute said Tuesday that it’s pushing members to reveal more details on labels, packaging and websites about ingredients, calories, carbohydrates, protein, fat and alcohol by volume.READ MORE: Dixie Fire Update: Homes Burn; Firefighters Wage Desperate Battle With Wall Of Flames In Indian Falls
It is seeking compliance for voluntary disclosure by the end of 2020.
The group is also encouraging brewers to show when a beer was brewed, to list ingredients, and also to point to a website or include a code that can be scanned with a smartphone for more information.READ MORE: Three Wounded; Two Arrested In Gunfight Outside Antioch Liquor Store
Members produce more than 80 percent of the volume of beer sold in the U.S., the institute said, and added that that Anheuser-Busch, MillerCoors and HeinekenUSA have already agreed to the new standards.
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