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.

Or view the list of confirmed 2015 event dates.

News

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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FDA Issues Advisory on Products Containing Ground Cumin with Undeclared Peanuts

(WASHINGTON, D.C.) – The Grocery Manufacturers Association (GMA) is working with its member companies following an FDA consumer advisory of February 18 on products containing ground cumin with undeclared peanuts.

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GMA Statement on 2015 Dietary Guidelines Advisory Committee Recommendations

(WASHINGTON, D.C.) - The Grocery Manufacturers Association believes the Dietary Guidelines for Americans are an important tool that consumers can use to achieve healthy, balanced diet, but we have several concerns about the 2015 DGAC recommendations.

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Jennifer Cleveland McEntire Hired by GMA as Vice President of Science Operations

(WASHINGTON, D.C.) – The Grocery Manufacturers Association (GMA) today announced that Jennifer Cleveland McEntire has been hired as Vice President of Science Operations.

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Events

Thermal Processing Professional Training Program

Washington, DC/United States

March 17 2015

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Microbial Validation and Verification Workshop

Washington, DC/United States

March 17 2015

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Industry Guidance for Acidified Foods Workshop

Washington, DC/United States

March 19 2015

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Science Forum 2015

National Harbor, MD/United States

April 12 2015

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Crucial Conversations® + Crucial Accountability® Workshops

Washington, DC/United States

April 28 2015

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