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Muri bill to provide support to the growing mead industry passes the House

Mead is a great, if potent, way to use large volumes of honey.

March 7, 2017 By The Suburban Times Submitted by Washington State House Republican Communications Rep. Dick Muri’s bill providing support to the growing Washington state mead industry passed the House Monday. Currently “mead” is not defined in state law and considered to be a type of “wine.” An accurate definition of the product will help producers work with regulators and ...

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New Act Will Allow Mead to Compete with Other Beverage Sectors

New Act Will Allow Mead to Compete with Other Beverage Sectors

This week, Representative Mark Sanford introduced H.R. 6000, the Mead Equality and Definition (MEAD) Act of 2016. Mead is the fastest growing segment of the U.S. beverage industry, increasing 150 percent in the last year alone with over 275 producers across the country. The bill would relax the current regulations governing the mead industry to allow the industry more room ...

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