Power 50 Ranking, 2011: 47
Title: President and CEO
Association: Grocery Manufacturers Association
Key Development: Nutrition Keys labeling program; supported food safety and kids' health legislation.
What's Next: Continued lobbying on legislation involving ethanol subsidies and advertising to children.
Food policy has changed dramatically over the past year, and Pamela Bailey has been there every step of the way. In December, the president and chief executive officer of the Grocery Manufacturers Association saw passage of the Healthy, Hunger-Free Kids Act, a bill she lobbied for that raises nutrition standards for school lunches and expands the availability of free meals. The next month, another GMA-supported bill, the sweeping Food Safety Modernization Act, passed into law...More