Beer is not required to list calories, ingredients, or nutritional information because it is not regulated by the Food and Drug Administration (FDA).
Beer, and all other alcoholic drinks, are regulated by the Alcohol and Tobacco Tax and Trade Bureau (TTB), which does not require any labeling for nutritional information.
In the United States, the agency in charge of regulating all food labeling and nutritional disclosures is the FDA. Because beer is not under the jurisdiction of the FDA does not require labeling, beer does not have any nutritional labels.
There are some regulations for what must be included: – Brand Name – Cla – Name and addre – Net content – Alcohol content – Decleration of sulfite – Name and address of importer if imported
The calories in beer come from the fermentation process, which creates alcohol. The natural starches and sugars that are used in fermentation have a lot of calories.
– 151 calorie – 0 grams fat – 0 milligrams cholesterol – 25 milligrams sodium – 13.7 grams carbohydrate – 1.1 grams protein – Trace amounts of calcium, potassium, and phosphorus and many of the B vitamin
Canada’s alcohol does not have nutrition facts because there is no nutritional value to alcohol. They simply assume that it is bad for you and support drinking in moderation. However, many Canadians support including nutritional facts despite this logic.