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Alcohol warning labels current rules may allow health warnings to go unnoticed : report to the chairman, Committee on Governmental Affairs, U.S. Senate by

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Published by GAO in Washington, D.C .
Written in English


  • Alcoholic beverages -- Labeling -- Law and legislation -- United States.

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StatementUnited States General Accounting Office.
ContributionsUnited States. Congress. Senate. Committee on Governmental Affairs.
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Pagination19 p. :
Number of Pages19
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Open LibraryOL14530896M

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