Bud Light Seltzer Label Allegedly Overstates Agave Content

By Hannah Albarazi (October 5, 2021, 6:59 PM EDT) -- Budweiser producer Anheuser-Busch falsely implies that Bud Light-branded hard seltzer is based on tequila, a spirit derived from the agave plant, when the beverage actually contains the sweetener agave syrup, a consumer alleged in a putative class action on Tuesday in Illinois federal court.

A screenshot from consumer Stella Khaimova's complaint alleging that Anheuser-Busch misleads consumers into believing its Bud Light Platinum Hard Seltzer product contains a more valued type of agave ingredient than it actually does.

Illinois resident Stella Khaimova claims Anheuser-Busch misleads consumers into believing its Bud Light Platinum Hard Seltzer product — which it labels as "Made With Agave" —...

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