Newsroom Archive: 2016

GMA Praises Key Senate Vote on National GMO Disclosure Legislation

The Grocery Manufacturers Association (GMA) today issued the following statement from Pamela G. Bailey, president and CEO, on the 65-32 vote in the U.S. Senate today to move forward and take up bipartisan national legislation on disclosure of genetically engineered ingredients.  The cloture vote needed 60 votes to cut off debate, and clears the way for a final vote on the legislation.

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Two new tools to help retailers, wholesalers and manufacturers analyze and improve On Shelf Availability (OSA) have been created by a joint industry group.

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GMA Praises Bipartisan Agreement on National Food Labeling Legislation

The Grocery Manufacturers Association (GMA) today issued the following statement from Pamela G. Bailey, president and CEO, on the bipartisan agreement in the Senate on legislation to set a uniform national food labeling standard and promote greater disclosure of genetically engineered ingredients:

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GMA Recognized as Winner of When Work Works Award

The Grocery Manufacturers Association has been selected by Families and Work Institute (FWI) and the Society for Human Resource Management (SHRM) as a 2016 winner of the When Work Works Award.

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Dale Morton of PepsiCo Receives 2016 GMA Food Safety Award

Dale Morton, previously Senior Director of Global Food Safety for PepsiCo, Inc., will receive the 2016 Grocery Manufacturers Association (GMA) Food Safety Award at the International Association for Food Protection’s Annual Meeting this August.

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GMA Statement on Sodium Reduction Guidelines

The Grocery Manufacturers Association issued the following statement by Leon Bruner, Chief Science Officer, on the draft sodium reduction guidelines and food category targets released today by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA).

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