Joint Industry Collaboration Platforms
Facts Up Front
Facts Up Front, led by industry partners the Grocery Manufacturers Association (GMA) and the Food Marketing Institute (FMI), is a voluntary nutritional product labeling initiative that has created labels that display how many calories and how much saturated fat, sodium and sugar is in each serving. Some labels may also provide information about other good nutrients, such as fiber and calcium. To learn more, check out the interactive label HERE.
Frozen Food Roundtable
The Frozen Food Roundtable (FFRT), organized under the auspices of the American Frozen Food Institute (AFFI) has launched a national consumer facing campaign, "Frozen. How Fresh Stays Fresh." designed to change how consumers think and feel about frozen foods. As a critical part of this effort, The FFRT developed a retailers’ support portal to provide the tools, materials and messaging that will easily and effectively extend the campaign's television and digital advertising to consumers. For more information, visit HERE.
Joint Industry Coupon Committee
NGA, as a member of the Joint Industry Coupon Committee (JICC) has been working to address industry coupon guidelines with updated information on data standards, digital coupons and fraud and counterfeit coupon deterrence. In conjunction with the Coupon Information Corporation, NGA sends Fraudulent Coupon Alerts to members warning of new fraudulent and counterfeit coupons in the marketplace with information how to spot them before they are redeemed.
Partnership for Food Safety Education
The Partnership’s mission is to end illness and death from foodborne infection in the United States. The organization was formed in 1997 in response to an independent panel report which called for a national public-private partnership to educate the public about safe food handling and preparation and supports health educators and influencers by making their work more visible, collaborative, and effective. NGA is a member of the Partnership for Food Safety Education as a sponsoring partner. Click HERE to learn more.
Rapid Recall Express
Rapid Recall Express is a fillable standardized form that applies industry expertise and best practices to recall and withdrawal notifications. It’s free and available to all companies for use in the event of a product recall or withdrawal, making it easy to communicate directly to trading partners of your choosing. Plus, Rapid Recall Express follows GS1 Standards. These Standards provide unique identification of products and other associated information regarding these items, such as date codes and the reason for the recall. Find out more by visiting HERE.
Joint Industry Rapid Recall Express Implementation Communication 2.18.16
Rapid Recall Express Shipping Template
SmartLabel™ is an innovative new program, created by manufacturers and retailers, that enables consumers to get additional details about a wide range of food, beverage, pet care, household and personal care products. SmartLabel™ will change the way people shop and will help them get answers to questions they have on the products they purchase when they want that information. Learn more at http://www.smartlabel.org/.
SmartLabel Fact Sheet
Association Coalition for Transactional Data Security
The Payment Card Industry Data Security Standard (PCI DSS) is a set of requirements designed to ensure that ALL companies that process, store or transmit credit card information maintain a secure environment; essentially any merchant that has a Merchant ID (MID).
The Coalition for Data Security seeking to address PCI Compliance through legislative/administrative means, create technology roadmap for the industry to follow and develop an education center with coalition partners for the benefit of our members.