News & Events

GMA is frequently an active voice in some of the most popular issues and stories surrounding the food, beverage and consumer goods industry. We also provide a host of educational conferences and training programs throughout the year. Find out more on all of the latest GMA news and 2014 events below.

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GMA Urges Quick Action to Approve Trade Promotion Authority Legislation

The Grocery Manufacturers Association (GMA) issued the following statement from GMA president and CEO Pamela G. Bailey supporting the introduction by Senate Finance Committee Chairman Orrin Hatch (R-Utah), Ranking Member Ron Wyden (D-Ore.) and House Ways and Means Chairman Paul Ryan (R-Wis.) of bipartisan legislation to modernize and renew Trade Promotion Authority (TPA).

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GMA Praises Introduction of National Food Labeling Bill

Pamela G. Bailey, president and CEO of the Grocery Manufacturers Association, issued the following statement in response to the introduction today of The Safe & Accurate Food Labeling Act by U.S. Rep. Mike Pompeo (R-KS) and U.S. Rep. G.K. Butterfield (D-NC) to establish a federal labeling standard for food and beverage products made with genetically modified ingredients (GMOs):

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GMA Commends House Agriculture Hearing on Need for National Food Labeling Standards

The Grocery Manufacturers Association praised the House Agriculture Committee for holding a hearing today examining the costs and impacts of mandatory biotechnology labeling laws.

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Food Industry Taskforce Identifies Specific Action to Improve On-Shelf Availability

(WASHINGTON, D.C.) –  Out-of-stocks remain at an eight-percent average rate among food retailers and manufacturers, according to a joint study released this week at the joint industry’s Supply Chain Conference. The new report offers trading partner guidance on solving the concerns of on-shelf availability that extend well beyond lost revenue.

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