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.


Signing of National GMO Disclosure Bill Will Give Consumers More Ingredient Information

The Grocery Manufacturers Association (GMA) today issued the following statement from Pamela G. Bailey, president and CEO, on President Obama’s signing of bipartisan national legislation on disclosure of genetically engineered ingredients.

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GS1 US and Joint Industry Coupon Committee Collaborate to Deliver Digital Couponing Standard

New Standard Enables Manufacturers and Retailers to Accept Digital Coupons with Increased Traceability at Checkout

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GMA Blog

Summer Essential Food Safety Guide for Your Next BBQ

By: Samantha Cooper, Manager, Food Safety and Quality Assurance and Jeanette Litschewski, Intern, Science Program Management Nothing smells of summer quite like the scent of a grilled burger and veggies wafting across a picnic table of watermelon slices, red-mouthed Popsicle smiles, and sunburnt noses. Just like SPF protection for our shoulders, bug spray protection for our […]

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IARC, Please Make Up Your Mind – Does Coffee Cause Cancer?

By: Manojit Basu, PhD, Technical Lead, Consumer Product Safety & Regulatory Affairs Coffee, probably the third most widely consumed beverage in the world next to water and tea has been in the midst of several controversies and scrutiny for decades. There has been a lot of discussion within the scientific community and in the media […]

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