As two bills that might have ended the 34-day government shutdown were defeated today, many alcohol producers are nearing a crisis point. With the TTB closed, there are no new COLAs being issued and no new
I’ve been receiving a lot of questions about GRAS numbers for ingredients in formulas lately, so I wanted to put together a quick guide to at least orient your attempts. The FDA folks have reviewed this and a
As you may have heard, Congress recently did something. And, regardless of where you fall on the political spectrum, or your greater feelings about economics, this law benefits meaderies and their owners in a
Greetings, Mead Makers! This month we will discuss General Liability. But, before we do, it is important to first understand the following: All liability insurance provides coverage that will pay on your b
Intro to the Intro: Who is This Guy?
When we opened a meadery, I did what I imagine lots of new business owners did: I went to a guy I knew who sold himself as an insurance broker. He was fine; he hooked me up
Getting a Certificate of Label Approval (COLA) for your products can be one of the most stressful experiences in owning a meadery. There are a lot of regulations, and even more TTB rules, and, even after the