Minnesota government shutdown: Miller-Coors forced to recall beer

Minnesota government shutdown: Miller-Coors forced to recall beer.

Minnesota Shutdown Forces Beer Recall

No “silver bullet” for budget impasse as Miller-Coors pulls products.

Minnesota’s government shutdown has entered a sobering new phase.

Two weeks after the state’s political leaders missed a deadline to resolve their differences over the budget, the state’s Public Safety Department told local reporters that the beer conglomerate Miller-Coors would be forced to pull its wares from stores statewide. It seems the country’s second-largest beer conglomerate neglected to renew the paperwork required to distribute its 39 brands of cold ones within the state before the July 1 shutdown (a claim company reps dispute). Now it’s too late.

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Read the full story here: Slate Magazine

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One response to “Minnesota government shutdown: Miller-Coors forced to recall beer

  1. Pit

    Luckily I don’t live in Minnesota but in Texas. I don’t know what I would do in the current heat and drought without my MGD.

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