Anheuser-Busch Beer Not American-Made, Suit Says

Law360, New York (April 3, 2015, 4:04 PM EDT) -- Anheuser-Busch Cos. LLC has been hit with a proposed class action lawsuit in California state court accusing it of misleading consumers by labeling its Busch beer as made in the U.S., when in fact the beer is made with imported hops.

Plaintiffs William Nixon and Michael O'Neil claim that Anheuser-Busch has violated a California law making it illegal to label a product as American-made when it includes ingredients produced overseas, as its beer is made with imported hops. The plaintiffs allege in their complaint filed March 27 in San Francisco court that Anheuser-Busch schemed to defraud consumers by misleading them into...

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