Newsroom Archive: 2017

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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GMA Welcomes Trump Administration’s Objectives for NAFTA Modernization

(Washington, D.C.)  The Grocery Manufacturers Association (GMA) welcomed the Trump Administration’s recently released objectives for modernizing NAFTA.

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(Washington, D.C.) The Grocery Manufacturers Association (GMA) issued the following statement by Pamela G. Bailey, president and CEO, in response to the announcement by the White House on the nomination of Steve Censky, CEO of the American Soybean Association, as deputy secretary: “Americans enjoy the safest and most affordable food in the world, and Secretary Perdue is assembling an all-star team that will protect and preserve the public's longstanding confidence in the food and.

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Comments Made at USTR Hearing (Washington, D.C.) The Grocery Manufacturers Association (GMA) today outlined areas of focus for the forthcoming modernization talks on the North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA) during a hearing by the Office of the United States Trade Representative. Melissa San Miguel, GMA’s senior director of Global Strategies, discussed the ways in which NAFTA must be preserved and updated in order to continue to support the 2.1 million grocery manufacturing jobs.

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