US judge dismisses class-action claims that Anheuser-Busch routinely watered down its US beer brands including Budweiser to misrepresent alcohol levels, increase profits
June 10, 2014
(Industry Intelligence Inc.)
– A U.S. judge has dismissed class-action claims that Anheuser-Busch InBev routinely watered down its U.S. beer brands including Budweiser to misrepresent alcohol levels and increase profits, Beverage Daily reported June 9.
The court in Ohio had consolidated a series of multi-district class-action lawsuits involving plaintiffs from California, Colorado, Florida, New Jersey, Ohio, Pennsylvania and Texas, which claimed that Anheuser-Busch used technology to ensure alcohol levels within 0.01% and used it to water down beer.
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