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 2016 events below.

Or view the list of confirmed 2016 event dates.


GMA Statement on FSMA Final Rule for Intentional Adulteration

The Grocery Manufacturers Association (GMA) issued the following statement from Pamela G. Bailey, president and CEO, on the U.S. Food & Drug Administration’s (FDA) release of the final rule under the Food Safety Modernization Act (FSMA) on prevention of intentional product adulteration:

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GMA Highlights Industry Progress in Reducing Food Waste

The food industry has made significant strides in cutting food waste and is taking steps to reduce consumer confusion around product date labeling, an expert from the Grocery Manufacturers Association (GMA) told the House Agriculture Committee today.

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FWRA Briefing to House of Representatives Staff

Meghan Stasz, Senior Director of Sustainability Our industry is working to reduce food waste and increase donations of food in this country, and yesterday some of the leaders from the cross-industry Food Waste Reduction Alliance (FWRA) met on Capitol Hill to brief staff for Members of the House of Representatives on this important issue. Congress […]

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Manufacturers, Supply Chains and the Fight Against Food Fraud

By: Samantha Cooper, Manager, Food Safety and Quality Assurance Wood pulp in shredded Parmesan cheese. Dried oregano bulked out with olive leaves. Melamine in baby formula and pet food. Asian catfish sold as grouper. Ground horse meat mixed with ground beef. Pomegranate juice cut with grape juice. Common honey sold as Manuka honey. Lead chromate […]

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