Newsroom Archive: 2017

Congress must pass budget resolution in order to begin negotiations on tax reform (Washington, D.C.) The Grocery Manufacturers Association (GMA) today urged the U.S. House of Representatives to swiftly approve the Senate-passed budget resolution as a critical step towards moving forward on vitally needed tax reform. “Food, beverage and consumer products manufacturers support tax reforms for consumers and businesses that will promote economic growth and create jobs in America,” said.

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GMA Applauds Senate Confirmation of USDA Nominees Ted McKinney and Steve Censky

(WASHINGTON, D.C.) The Grocery Manufacturers Association (GMA) today issued the following statement by Pamela G. Bailey, president and CEO, on the Senate confirmation of Ted McKinney as undersecretary for trade and foreign agricultural affairs and Steve Censky as deputy secretary:

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(WASHINGTON, D.C.) The Grocery Manufacturers Association (GMA) today welcomed the Food and Drug Administration’s (FDA) proposed extension of the compliance date for label changes to the Nutrition Facts Panel (NFP) on food and beverage products to January 1, 2020.

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GMA Praises New Tax Reform Proposal as Critical Step Forward

The Grocery Manufacturers Association (GMA) today praised the announcement of the tax framework developed by the Trump Administration and House and Senate leaders.

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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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