ATF SAYS BEER-SLOTTING BAN TO STAY

WASHINGTON (FNS) -- The federal government wants to continue prohibiting retailers from charging slotting fees for beer, wine and liquor, despite recent press reports to the contrary that caused many alcohol marketers to break into a cold sweat.Although the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco and Firearms is examining possible changes in strict post-Prohibition regulations governing the sale of alcohol, agency

WASHINGTON (FNS) -- The federal government wants to continue prohibiting retailers from charging slotting fees for beer, wine and liquor, despite recent press reports to the contrary that caused many alcohol marketers to break into a cold sweat.

Although the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco and Firearms is examining possible changes in strict post-Prohibition regulations governing the sale of alcohol, agency representatives told SN that the bureau hasn't changed its mind that such fees paid

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