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Budweiser Sued For Watering Down Its Beer

Anheuser-Busch InBev NV (ABI), the world’s biggest brewer, was sued by consumers in three U.S. states for allegedly overstating the alcohol content in its Budweiser beer.

Feb. 27 (Bloomberg) -- Jane King summarizes the top stories this morning on the Bloomberg Business Report. (Source: Bloomberg)

AB InBev’s St. Louis-based Anheuser-Busch Cos. routinely adds extra water to its finished products to produce malt beverages with significantly less alcohol content than displayed on its labels, violating state statutes on consumer protection, according to a complaint filed yesterday in federal court in Philadelphia. Similar lawsuits were filed in federal courts in New Jersey and San Francisco.

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Mom ‘shocked’ that Nutella isn’t healthy, wins lawsuit

INGREDIENTS: Sugar, palm oil, hazelnuts, cocoa, skim milk, reduced minerals whey (milk), lecithin as emulsifier (soy), vanillin: an artificial flavor. That's what it says, right there on the back of the Nutella jar.
As the television ads promoting Nutella for breakfast tell us, the hazelnut concoction is “a tasty unique spread made from the combination of roasted hazelnuts, skim milk and a hint of cocoa.” True. But how anyone who has ever had a single smidge of the fudgey, gooey, frosting-like spread that is Nutella could think it’s as simple as that is pretty startling. And it’s unlikely that confection company Ferrero USA, maker of the sweet nutty cocoa goop, was going to boost sales by promoting Nutella for breakfast with the line, “a tasty unique spread made from the combination of predominantly sugar, palm oil, and hazelnuts.”

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