FTC Hits Four Loko With Tougher Labeling Requirements

Law360, New York (February 12, 2013, 4:37 PM EST) -- The Federal Trade Commission on Tuesday tightened labeling requirements for the controversial fruit-flavored malt beverage Four Loko, modifying an earlier agreement with the drink's manufacturer following an outpouring of public comment calling for tougher measures.

All of Phusion Projects LLC's flavored malt drinks containing more than two servings of alcohol must include disclosures under the modified order, down from two and a half servings in the original agreement from October 2011. The new deal also forces the company to include an alcohol facts panel on the...
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