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Last Friday, we posted a question asked by an MNB user:

Do you know why seemingly the only industry allowed to package food/beverage without nutrition labeling is the beer industry? I've always wondered…

Well, we got dozens of letters offering the answer (which seemed self-evident once we thought about it).

Beer sales are overseen by the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco and Firearms (ATF), not the Food and Drug Administration (FDA). The ATF does not require nutritional labeling, while the FDA does.
KC's View:
What’s interesting about this, of course, is that the difference in agencies makes it possible for one category not to label ingredients.

Sort of like the left hand not knowing what the right hand is doing. Or caring.