The following policies guide us in managing this Web site (the “site”).


This site contains information about the American Beverage Association and related work pertaining to science, policy, government and the media. Materials on this site are provided for informational purposes only, do not constitute legal advice and are not guaranteed to be complete, correct or up-to-date. The site is intended for use by ABA members, the general public, scientists, policy makers and members of the media.

Submission of Materials

All materials developed for the site are reviewed and approved prior to posting on www.ameribev.org. Links to sites outside the American Beverage Association Web site are allowed if, in our sole discretion, they contribute to our users’ understanding of the topic and the destination content is primarily of educational nature. The editor must be made aware of the source of the information submitted and each graphic, photograph or piece of art to be posted. If the source of the submitted material is outside the American Beverage Association, the source must be stated.


All text, images, logos and information contained on the American Beverage Association Website should be presumed to be the intellectual property of the American Beverage Association unless otherwise indicated and are protected under the U.S. Copyright Act, 17 U.S.C. section 101 et seq. All rights are reserved. Permission is granted to view, store, print, reproduce, and distribute any pages within this World Wide Web site provided that (a) none of the pages is modified and (b) this page is included with any distribution.

Referring Links

Links may be provided on this site to material outside of the American Beverage Association’s control. The American Beverage Association includes such links for the convenience of the user, but does not control or take responsibility for the content of the linked material. Our provision of these links does not imply that the American Beverage Association sponsors, endorses, is affiliated or associated with, or is legally authorized to use any trade name, registered trademark, logo, legal or official seal, or copyrighted symbol contained within the linked material.


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