Why The Craft Brewing Industry Is Stalled Amid The Government Shutdown

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Copyright 2019 Wisconsin Public Radio. To see more, visit Wisconsin Public Radio . AUDIE CORNISH, HOST: There are a number of ways the partial government shutdown is affecting businesses throughout the country. We're going to take the next couple of minutes to talk about one of them - the craft beer industry. Brewers of craft beer won't be rolling out new beers in bottles or cans. That's because the agency that approves brewery labels can't do its job. Hope Kirwan of Wisconsin Public Radio reports. HOPE KIRWAN, BYLINE: One job of the Alcohol and Tobacco Tax and Trade Bureau is to approve labeling on beer, wine and spirits sold in the U.S. Officials check the labels for things like alcohol content or fluid ounces in a bottle. It's a busy agency. It...

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Why The Craft Brewing Industry Is Stalled Amid The Government Shutdown

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