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Title 4. Business Regulations
Division 1. Department of Alcoholic Beverage Control
Article 19. Malt Beverage Regulations
Section 130. Beer Labeling Requirements

(a) The name and address of any manufacturer, bottler or packager appearing upon any label of beer must be the true name and address of such person at the time of packaging of such product. The true name of a manufacturer, bottler or packager shall be deemed to include a fictitious business name for which such manufacturer, bottler or packager has duly filed a Fictitious Business Name Statement pursuant to the provisions of Section 17900 et seq. of the Business and Professions Code. For purposes of this section, “address” means the city and state if domestically produced or city and country if produced outside of the United States. The manufacturer’s, bottler’s or packager’s principal place of business may be shown in lieu of the actual place where manufactured, bottled or packaged if the address shown is a location where bottling or packaging operation takes place.

(b) Any labels or notices affixed to beer must, if such beer is produced in this State, be affixed prior to the first sale, and in the case of beer produced outside the State and imported into this State, be affixed prior to shipment into this State.

(c) For purposes of this section, “affixed” means the placement, by any means, of a label or notice, or the information required on a label or notice, on a container of beer.

Note: Authority cited: Sections 25205 and 25750, Business and Professions Code. Reference: Sections 23030, 25200 and 25205, Business and Professions Code.