Produce Marketing Assn
The Produce Marketing Association (PMA) is a global trade association whose 2200 members represent the full supply chain of the produce and mass-market floral industry, from seed producer to supermarket or foodservice outlet. It was founded in 1949. Mike O'Brien of Schnucks Markets in St. Louis, MO is the current chairman of the board of directors. The staff President and CEO is Bryan Silbermann, CAE. PMA sponsors an annual convention and exposition called Fresh Summit. The 2011 event will be held in Atlanta, GA on October 14-17.
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Lobbying on Behalf of Produce Marketing Assn
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- Food Industry
RegulationsMentioned in 22 dockets; Submitted to 13 dockets
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The tables show occurrences of "Produce Marketing Assn" in public comments on proposed federal regulations.
Documents Submitted by the Organization
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- Toggle 3 FDA Current Good Manufacturing Practice and Hazard Analysis and Risk-Based Preventive Controls For Human Food 2011
- Toggle 1 FNS 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 1 FDA Section 302. Voluntary Qualified Importer Program 2011
- Toggle 1 FDA Section 303. Authority to Require Import Certifications for Food 2011
- Toggle 1 FDA Section 307. Accreditation of Third-Party Auditors 2011
- Toggle 1 FDA Section 301. Foreign Supplier Verification Program 2011
- Toggle 1 FDA FDA Food Safety Modernization Act (FSMA): Focus on Inspections and Compliance 2011
- Toggle 1 FMCSA Pilot Program on NAFTA Long-Haul Trucking Provisions 2011
- Toggle 1 FDA Food Safety Modernization Act Domestic and Foreign Facility Reinspections, Recall, and Importer Reinspection User Fee Rates for Fiscal Year 2012 2011
- Toggle 1 FDA Ensuring the Safety of Imported Foods and Animal Feed: Comparability of Food Safety Systems and Import Practices of Foreign Countries; Public Hearing; Request for Comments 2011
Mentions in Document Text
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- Toggle 11 FDA Current Good Manufacturing Practice and Hazard Analysis and Risk-Based Preventive Controls For Human Food 2011
- Toggle 8 FDA Standards for the Growing, Harvesting, Packing and Holding of Produce for Human Consumption 2011
- Toggle 7 FNS 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 2 FDA Section 307. Accreditation of Third-Party Auditors 2011
- Toggle 2 FDA Implementation of the FDA Food Safety Modernization Act Provision Requiring FDA to Establish Pilot Projects and Submit a Report to Congress for the Improvement of Tracking and Tracing of Food; Request for Comments and for Information 2012
- Toggle 2 USTR Request for Comments on Japan’s Expression of Interest in the Proposed Trans-Pacific Partnership Trade Agreement 2011
- Toggle 2 FDA Food Labeling; Calorie Labeling of Articles of Food in Vending Machines 2011
- Toggle 2 FDA Ensuring the Safety of Imported Foods and Animal Feed: Comparability of Food Safety Systems and Import Practices of Foreign Countries; Public Hearing; Request for Comments 2011
- Toggle 1 FDA Guidance for Industry on Evaluating the Safety of Flood-affected Food Crops for Human Consumption; Availability 2011
- Toggle 1 FDA Food Labeling: Revision of the Nutrition and Supplement Facts Labels 2012