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Vermont GMO Labeling Law Critically Flawed and Costly for Consumers

WASHINGTON, DC – Today, the Grocery Manufacturers Association issued the following statement in response to Vermont Governor Peter Shumlin’s signing into law of HB 112, a bill that would require mandatory labeling of foods containing genetically modified ingredients in the state of Vermont:

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Grocery Manufacturers Association Responds to “Fed Up” Movie

WASHINGTON, DC—The Grocery Manufacturers Association today released the following statement from President and CEO Pamela G. Bailey in response to the film “Fed Up:”

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WASHINGTON, D.C. – Grocery Manufacturers Association (GMA) President and CEO Pamela G. Bailey today announced that the association will honor retired Walmart President and CEO Mike Duke with the 2014 GMA Hall of Achievement Award, the organization’s highest honor, at its Leadership Forum on Aug. 23 at The Broadmoor.

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JICC Calls for Industry Comment on Retirement of Coupon Barcodes

WASHINGTON, D.C. – The Joint Industry Coupon Committee (JICC) today issued a call for industry comments on its intent to initiate the GS1 Global Standards Management Process (GSMP) to retire the use of the GS1 UPC Prefix 5 and GS1/EAN Prefix 99 barcode symbols on all coupons issued in North America by June 30, 2015. The JICC will accept comments on its intention until June 16, 2014. 

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Vermont GMO Labeling Bill Critically Flawed and Bad for Consumers

WASHINGTON, DC – Today, the Grocery Manufacturers Association issued the following statement in response to the passage of HB 112 by the Vermont legislature, a bill that would require mandatory labeling of foods containing genetically modified ingredients in the state of Vermont:

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Vermont GMO Labeling Bill a Step in the Wrong Direction for Consumers

Today the Grocery Manufacturers Association issued the following statement in response to the movement of HB 112, a bill that would require mandatory labeling of foods containing genetically modified ingredients, through the Vermont legislature.

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