Texas Alcoholic Beverage Code
Sec. § 101.41
Containers, Packaging, and Dispensing Equipment of Beer: Labels


(a)

No manufacturer or distributor, directly or indirectly or through a subsidiary, affiliate, agent, employee, officer, director, or firm member, may manufacture, sell, or otherwise introduce into commerce any container, packaging, or dispensing equipment of beer that does not meet the requirements of this section.

(b)

Every container of beer must have a label or imprint in legible type showing the full name and address of the manufacturer and, if it contains a special brand brewed for a distributor, of the distributor. Any box, crate, carton, or similar device in which containers of beer are sold or transported must have a label meeting the same requirements.

(c)

The label of a container of beer must state the net contents in terms of United States liquor measure.

(d)

No container, packaging material, or dispensing equipment may bear a label or imprint that:

(1)

by wording, lettering, numbering, or illustration, or in any other manner refers or alludes to or suggests a manufacturing process, aging, analysis, or a scientific fact;

(2)

refers or alludes to the “proof,” “balling,” or “extract” of the product;

(3)

is untrue in any respect; or

(4)

by ambiguity, omission, or inference tends to create a misleading impression, or causes or is calculated to cause deception of the consumer with respect to the product.
Acts 1977, 65th Leg., p. 493, ch. 194, Sec. 1, eff. Sept. 1, 1977. Amended by Acts 1993, 73rd Leg., ch. 934, Sec. 61, eff. Sept. 1, 1993.
Amended by:
Acts 2019, 86th Leg., R.S., Ch. 1359 (H.B. 1545), Sec. 271, eff. September 1, 2021.

(b)

Every container of malt beverages must have a label or imprint in legible type showing the full name and address of the brewer and, if it contains a special brand brewed for a distributor, of the distributor. Any box, crate, carton, or similar device in which containers of malt beverages are sold or transported must have a label meeting the same requirements.

(c)

The label of a container of malt beverages must state:

(1)

the net contents in terms of United States liquor measure; and

(2)

the alcohol content by volume.

(d)

A container, packaging material, or dispensing equipment may not bear a label or imprint that:

(1)

by wording, lettering, numbering, or illustration, or in any other manner refers or alludes to or suggests a brewing process, aging, analysis, or a scientific fact;

(2)

refers or alludes to the “proof,” “balling,” or “extract” of the product;

(3)

is untrue in any respect; or

(4)

by ambiguity, omission, or inference tends to create a misleading impression, or causes or is calculated to cause deception of the consumer with respect to the product.
Acts 1977, 65th Leg., p. 493, ch. 194, Sec. 1, eff. Sept. 1, 1977. Amended by Acts 1993, 73rd Leg., ch. 934, Sec. 61, eff. Sept. 1, 1993.
Amended by:
Acts 2019, 86th Leg., R.S., Ch. 1359 (H.B. 1545), Sec. 271, eff. September 1, 2021.
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