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 2015 events below.

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GMA Applauds FDA Denial of Petition for Mandatory GMO Labeling

The Grocery Manufacturers Association issued the following statement from Pamela G. Bailey, president and CEO, in response to the FDA decision to deny a petition seeking mandatory labeling of genetically modified organisms (GMOs) in food products.

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GMA Welcomes Release of Final FSMA Rules

The Grocery Manufacturers Association (GMA) issued the following statement in response to today’s release by FDA of final FSMA rules for produce safety, foreign supplier verification and third-party accreditation.

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GMA Blog

Best Practices by Companies to Reduce Food Waste

By: Meghan Stasz, Senior Director of Sustainability We’ve been talking about food waste a lot lately: about the size of the problem, why GMA co-founded the Food Waste Reduction Alliance (FWRA) with the Food Marketing Institute and the National Restaurant Association, and about our recent convening of stakeholders on the issue.  One thing we haven’t […]

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You Found Something Strange in a Food Product. What are you going to do about it?

By: Dan Howell, Director, Claims Laboratory Food manufacturers throughout the world have a monumental task – providing consumers with unadulterated food products – that often have their origins in farms and pastures- that are edible and safe to eat throughout the shelf life of the product.  But sometimes consumers find things—or claim they found things—in their […]

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