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Is beer conglomerate AB InBev out to destroy America's beer? In 2008, the Brazil-based company bought Anheuser-Busch in a $52 billion hostile takeover, now controlling 48 percent of the American beer market. But its moves have come with harsh criticism: since then, its CEO has raised its beer's retail cost, changed the European hops variety used in Budweiser's recipe, and caused ire by shutting down European brew operations for storied brands like Beck's and Bass. [Business Week]

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