Grocery Manufacturers Assn
The Grocery Manufacturers Association (GMA) is a trade association based in Washington, D.C..
Campaign Finance$1,876,718 Given
Figures are based on itemized contributions reported to the Federal Election Commission and state agencies. Please note that:
- contributions under $200 are not reported, and so are not included in totals.
- only contributions from individuals and organizations to candidates are included. Various accounting measures and more exotic contribution types are excluded.
- contributions are matched based on organization and recipient name reported within each election cycle. Contributions using an incorrect or non-standard version of the name may be missed.
- corporate name changes and mergers may cause figures to differ from those of the Center for Responsive Politics.
- organization totals include known subsidiaries of the organization.
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Republicans vs. Democratsin dollars. "Other" includes 3rd parties and organizations without official party affiliation.
State vs. Federalin dollars
Top PAC Recipients
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Lobbying on Behalf of Grocery Manufacturers Assn
Names of Lobbyists
Firm Hired Amount Grocery Manufacturers Assn $24,770,000 Alliance for American Advertising $175,000
Most Frequently Disclosed Lobbying Issues
- Food Industry,
- Energy & Nuclear Power,
- Health Issues,
- Chemical Industry,
- Fed Budget & Appropriations,
- Environment & Superfund
Most Frequently Disclosed Bills
Bill No. Title S.510 FDA Food Safety Modernization Act H.R.875 Food Safety Modernization Act of 2009 H.R.4173 Wall Street Transparency and Accountability Act of 2010 H.R.2749 Food Safety Enhancement Act of 2009 S.1082 Medical Device User Fee Amendments of 2007 H.R.2108 Human and Pet Food Safety Act of 2007 H.R.1332 Safe FEAST Act of 2009 H.R.759 Food and Drug Administration Globalization Act of 2009 H.R.999 Keeping America's Food Safe Act of 2009 H.R.3610 Food and Drug Import Safety Act of 2007
RegulationsMentioned in 213 dockets; Submitted to 101 dockets
All data is based on documents downloaded from Regulations.gov. The first table shows mentions: all documents that include the name of the company anywhere in the document or document metadata. The second table shows submissions: all documents where the submitter metadata included the company name. Each table shows the top 10 dockets, ranked by number of occurrences.
Matches are based on a search for the company name. Variations in the company name, such as acronyms, nicknames or alternate names may cause documents to be missed. The mention of a company name in a document may be incidental and does not necessarily indicate that the company has any relevance to the document. Company names that are common English words may erroneously match with text that is not referring to the company.
Not all agencies submit public comments to Regulations.gov. For a list of participating and non-participating agencies see here. Agencies that do submit to Regulations.gov have varying levels of accuracy and completeness.
Regulations and public comments can be downloaded in bulk here.
The tables show occurrences of "Grocery Manufacturers Assn" in public comments on proposed federal regulations.
Documents Submitted by the Organization
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- Toggle 4 FDA Draft Compliance Policy Guide Sec.555.320 Listeria monocytogenes: Availability 2008
- Toggle 4 FDA Section 301. Foreign Supplier Verification Program 2011
- Toggle 4 FDA Section 302. Voluntary Qualified Importer Program 2011
- Toggle 3 National School Lunch and School Breakfast Programs: Nutrition Standards for All Foods Sold in School, as Required by the Healthy, Hunger-Free Kids Act of 2010 2011
- Toggle 3 FDA Agency Information Collection Activities; Proposed Collection; Comment Request; Experimental Study of Nutrition Symbols on Food Packages 2009
- Toggle 2 FDA FDA Food Safety Modernization Act: Focus on Preventive Controls for Facilities 2011
- Toggle 2 FDA Section 303. Authority to Require Import Certifications for Food 2011
- Toggle 2 FDA Section 307. Accreditation of Third-Party Auditors 2011
- Toggle 2 FSIS Product Labeling--Generic Approval and Regulation Consolidation 2005
- Toggle 2 FSIS Reducing Sodium in the Food Supply; Establishing Sodium Reduction Targets; Establishment of Dockets; Request for Comments, Data and Information 2011
Mentions in Document Text
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- Toggle 31 FDA Adopt Regulations of General Applicability to all Food Standards that would Permit, within Stated Boundaries, Deviations from the Requirements of the Individual Food Standards of Identity 2007
- Toggle 19 FDA Section 301. Foreign Supplier Verification Program 2011
- Toggle 17 FDA Current Good Manufacturing Practice and Hazard Analysis and Risk-Based Preventive Controls For Human Food 2011
- Toggle 15 FDA Standards for the Growing, Harvesting, Packing and Holding of Produce for Human Consumption 2011
- Toggle 15 APHIS Importation, Interstate Movement, and Release into the Environment of Certain Genetically Engineered Organisms 2008
- Toggle 7 FDA Draft Compliance Policy Guide Sec.555.320 Listeria monocytogenes: Availability 2008
- Toggle 7 EPA Notice of Receipt of a Request for a Clean Air Act Waiver to Increase the Allowable Ethanol Content of Gasoline to 15 Percent 2009
- Toggle 6 APHIS Implementation of Revised Lacey Act Provisions 2008
- Toggle 6 EPA Regulation of Fuels and Fuel Additives: Renewable Fuel Program 2005
- Toggle 5 FDA Section 302. Voluntary Qualified Importer Program 2011
Advisory Committees5 people on 6 committees
Data is based on disclosures required by the Federal Advisory Committee Act (FACA). Matches are based on the occurrence of the company name in the committee member affiliation. Variations in company names may cause some matches to be missed.
The table shows only the top 10 agencies. To search and download raw records from the complete dataset see the FACA data section.
Table shows employees of "Grocery Manufacturers Assn" that sat on federal advisory committees.
- Toggle Department of Agriculture 3 people on 3 committees
- Toggle Department of Commerce 2 people on 2 committees
- Toggle Office of the United States Trade Representative 1 person on 1 committee