The Mezza beer seen at a supermarket in Beirut, Monday, June 11, 2018. (The Daily Star/Hasan Shaaban)
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Caretaker Information Minister Melhem Riachi has tasked the Audiovisual Media Council with investigating a commercial for a non-alcoholic beer after religious bodies and child protection organizations criticized the ad. "I drink when I'm pregnant.While the ad is likely meant to be cheeky, it has drawn criticism from religious groups who claim the nodding movement the actors are making can give off the wrong impression. The criticism originated from religious groups, children's rights groups and concerned individuals, Abdel-Hadi Mahfouz, the head of Lebanon's National Audiovisual Media Council, said.While Kassatly Chtaura – the local agro-food and drinks manufacturing company that produces Mezza – is well-known for its wine and alcoholic Beirut Beer.
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