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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Transportation Is Now the Number-One Worry of CPG Supply Chain Leaders, According to a New BCG Report. Tackling the Litany of Challenges with a Comprehensive Suite of Tactics Can Help CPGs Come Out Ahead

Getting products to retailers is increasingly an uphill battle for consumer packaged goods (CPG) companies. Eighty percent of CPG supply chain leaders say transportation is now their greatest worry, according to a new report by The Boston Consulting Group (BCG) and the Grocery Manufacturers Association (GMA) released today.

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Groups File Brief on Appeal of Court Ruling on Vermont Labeling Law

The Grocery Manufacturers Association (GMA) and other groups today filed a brief with a federal appellate court explaining that a district court judge erred in refusing to block implementation of Vermont’s law mandating warning labels on products with ingredients from genetically engineered (GE) plants.

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Not All Recalls are the Same, Not All E. coli is the Same. How the Bottled Water Recall is Different.

By: Carla Napier, MS- Assistant Scientist, Microbiology and Jennifer McEntire, PhD- Vice President, Science Operations E. coli in bottled water! We’ve heard of E. coli in ground beef and spinach, and the related fatalities. Now bottled water? Is this dangerous? No! Actually, safety concerns are not associated with this bottled water recall. Many people drink water, particularly bottled […]

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Facts Up Front Makes Navigating the Grocery Aisles Simple

By: Mary Sophos- Executive Vice President, Policy and Strategic Planning Noticed anything new on the supermarket shelves recently?  If not, take another look! (hint: check out the “demi-lunes” on the front of packages in the cereal, soup, beverages, cookies and crackers, packaged meat and bread aisles and many more!) These demi-lunes displaying key nutrition facts are the […]

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