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WASHINGTON, D.C. - In a statement released today, Robert Brackett, Chief Science and Regulatory Affairs Officer for the Grocery Manufacturers Association (GMA), commented on the New York City Department of Health and Mental Hygiene’s (NYC DOH) “National Salt Reduction Initiative” and their draft salt reduction targets for packaged food and food service categories.
GMA Statement on the Selection of Mike Jackson as President and CEO of the National Grocers Association
WASHINGTON, D.C. - Statement of Pamela G. Bailey, president and CEO of the Grocery Manufacturers Association, regarding the selection of Mike Jackson as president and CEO of the National Grocers
Grocery Manufacturers Association Testifies before Congress in Hearing on “Innovations in Addressing Childhood Obesity”
WASHINGTON, D.C. - The Grocery Manufacturers Association (GMA) Senior Vice President and Chief Government Affairs Officer Mary Sophos today testified before the U.S. House of Representatives Energy and Commerce Subcommittee on Health regarding the food and beverage industry’s commitment to do its part to help reduce obesity in America – especially childhood obesity:
GMA to Federal Trade Commission: Children Seeing Fewer Food and Beverage Ads ~ Mix of Ads Shifting to Promote Healthful Choices
WASHINGTON, D.C. - In a presentation today before a Federal Trade Commission forum, Grocery Manufacturers Association (GMA) Senior Vice President and Chief Government Affairs Officer Mary Sophos outlined new data showing that children today are seeing fewer food, beverage and restaurant advertisements. And the mix has shifted to more ads that promote healthful choices.
GMA Statement in Response to Mark-Up of the ‘FDA Food Safety Modernization Act of 2009’ by the Senate HELP Committee
WASHINGTON, D.C. - The Grocery Manufacturers Association (GMA) issued the following statement from President and CEO Pamela G. Bailey in response to today’s mark-up of the ‘FDA Food Safety Modernization Act of 2009’ by the Senate Committee on Health, Education, Labor and Pensions:
Industry Calls on Congress to Adopt Logical and Efficient Chemical Prioritization Model to Modernize Outdated Law
WASHINGTON, D.C. - The Consumer Specialty Products Association (CSPA), Grocery Manufacturers Association (GMA) and The Soap and Detergent Association (SDA) today testified in a hearing, “Prioritizing Chemicals for Safety Determination,” before the U.S. House of Representatives Subcommittee on Commerce, Trade and Consumer Protection. Representing the industry groups was Bill Greggs, who presented a model the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) could use to help prioritize existing chemicals in commerce in a logical and efficient manner.