Latest Grocery Manufacturers Association Stories

2011-03-17 10:26:00

WASHINGTON, March 17, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Grocery Manufacturers Association (GMA) today announced the results of survey research indicating that food, beverage and consumer products manufacturers anticipate that they will eliminate four billion pounds of packaging waste nationwide from 2005-2020.

2011-01-26 07:44:23

American grocers joined forces with food and beverage producers to unveil a new system on Monday for placing nutritional information on packages ahead of plans from US regulators, who have pushed for clear and accurate labels to help fight the growing obesity epidemic in the United States.

2010-05-05 09:50:00

WASHINGTON, May 5 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Grocery Manufacturers Association (GMA) today commended U.S. Rep. Ron Kind and his fellow cosponsors for introducing comprehensive obesity legislation, The Healthy CHOICES Act. "The Grocery Manufacturers Association applauds Rep.

2010-04-11 07:45:00

The US food industry said on Friday that it could improve what is sold on store shelves without government intervention, even though it said it is willing to let the White House take the lead on making foods healthier in schools.

2010-03-17 15:00:00

US first lady Michelle Obama said on Tuesday that food manufacturers need to work faster to re-formulate and re-package food that is healthier for kids.

2010-02-09 11:12:00

~More than 40 food and beverage company leaders send letter of support to Mrs. Obama~ WASHINGTON, Feb. 9 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- "The food and beverage industry applauds First Lady Michelle Obama for her leadership on this critical health issue," said Bailey.

2009-07-30 18:03:00

Calls on Senate to Follow Suit WASHINGTON, July 30 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- GMA president and CEO Pamela G. Bailey today commended the members of the United States House of Representatives for passing H.R. 2749, The Food Safety Enhancement Act of 2009.

2009-04-29 09:01:00

Sustainability Considerations Are the Tie-Breaker for Shoppers When Deciding Between Products WASHINGTON, April 29 /PRNewswire/ -- Fifty-four percent of shoppers demonstrated that they actively consider environmental sustainability characteristics in their buying decisions, according to a new study released today by the Grocery Manufacturers Association (GMA) and Deloitte.

2009-03-25 13:54:00

Presentation to highlight the New Ways of Working Together initiative from GMA, VICS and other industry organizations SAN CARLOS, Calif., March 25 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- DemandTec, Inc.

2009-03-14 15:34:00

WASHINGTON, March 14 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Grocery Manufacturers Association issued the following statement from its president and CEO, Pamela G. Bailey, in response to President Obama's nomination of Dr.

Word of the Day
  • A handkerchief.
  • Specifically— The legendary sweat-cloth; the handkerchief of St. Veronica, according to tradition miraculously impressed with the mask of Christ; also, the napkin about Christ's head (Johu xx. 7).
  • In general, any miraculous portrait of Christ.
The word 'sudarium' comes from a Latin word meaning 'a handkerchief'.