Newsroom Archive: 2017

A group of 43 members of the U.S. Food Industry Codex Coalition (FICC) and other allied associations today sent a letter supporting Agriculture Secretary Sonny Perdue’s reorganization plan to assign responsibility for the U.S. Codex Office to the new Under Secretary for Trade and Foreign Agricultural Affairs.

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The Grocery Manufacturers Association (GMA) today honored Hormel Foods and Nando’s PERi-PERi with the 2017 CPG Awards for Innovation and Creativity and presented its Hall of Achievement Award to Ken Powell of General Mills and Bob Mariano of Roundy’s, Inc.

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(Washington, D.C.)  The Grocery Manufacturers Association (GMA) issued the following statement on the USDA study of electronic or digital disclosure.

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GMA Submits Comments to USDA on National Bioengineered Food Disclosure Standard

The Grocery Manufacturers Association (GMA) today submitted comments to U.S. Department of Agriculture’s (USDA) Agricultural Marketing Service (AMS) for its development of regulations to implement the National Bioengineering Food Disclosure Law.

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This morning, the Grocery Manufacturers Association (GMA) kicked off its national tour, “Grocery Manufacturers Power America: How the Nation’s Largest Manufacturing Sector Drives Communities, Jobs, and Economic Growth,” at Bethlehem’s Freshpet Kitchens – one of the fastest growing providers of manufacturing jobs in the Lehigh Valley.

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(Washington, D.C.) A new poll shows that nearly 60 percent of Americans have had a discussion within their household about the meaning of date labels on their food.  The poll, conducted for the Grocery Manufacturers Association (GMA) and Food Policy Action Network by Lake Research Partners, surveyed over 1,000 adult Americans of all ages and political leanings. The poll findings clearly illustrate that the current range of variations of date labels such as “best by, use by, sell by,.

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