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Statement by Pamela G. Bailey, president & CEO of GMA, in Response to Michael Moss’s Book on Obesity
(Washington, D.C.) - “Obesity is a serious problem in the United States and globally, and Michael Moss’s work misrepresents the strong commitment America’s food and beverage companies have to providing consumers with the products, tools and information they need to achieve and maintain a healthy diet and active lifestyle.
WASHINGTON, DC – Today the Grocery Manufacturers Association (GMA), as part of a coalition of food, farm and oil industry groups, filed a petition with the U.S. Supreme Court asking that it reverse the DC Circuit Court’s August 2012 decision to dismiss its challenge to the Environmental Protection Agency’s (EPA) decision to allow gasoline containing 15 percent ethanol (“E15”) to be sold for cars manufactured in the 2007 model year or later.
SCOTTSDALE, AZ – The Grocery Manufacturers Association (GMA) Hall of Achievement Award will be presented tonight to Timothy Smucker, Chairman of the Board, The J. M. Smucker Company and Daniel Wegman, Chief Executive Officer, Wegmans Food Markets before more than 400 industry leaders at the GMA Chairman’s Lecture. The Hall of Achievement Award represents the highest honor given by the more than 100 year-old association.
GMA Honors E. & J. Gallo Winery, Campbell Soup Company with CPG Awards for Innovation and Creativity
The Grocery Manufacturers Association (GMA) and its Associate Member Council (AMC) today awarded E. & J. Gallo Winery and the Campbell Soup Company with the 2013 CPG Awards for Innovation and Creativity. The award is given annually to companies that have demonstrated creativity, innovation, and have made a significant impact on the industry knowledge base.
The Grocery Manufacturers Association (GMA) will present the GMA 2013 Industry Collaboration Leadership Award to Frederick J. Morganthall II, President and COO of Harris Teeter, Inc., this Saturday evening during the GMA Chairman’s Lecture.
Statement by the Grocery Manufacturers Association (GMA) President and CEO, Pamela G. Bailey, Regarding the U.S. Food & Drug Administration’s (FDA) Release of Proposed Food Safety Regulations