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NAMI to Host Meat Pavilion at NGA Show

Feb 8, 2018

NAMI will host a Meat Pavilion as part of the 2018 National Grocers Association (NGA) Show, which is scheduled to take place February 11-14, 2018, at the Mirage Hotel and Casino in Las Vegas, Nevada.
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Sen. Flake Releases Hold on Doud Nomination

Feb 7, 2018

Sen. Jeff Flake (R-AZ) removed his nearly three-month hold on Gregg Doud, President Donald Trump's nominee to serve as chief agricultural negotiator in the Office of the U.S. Trade Representative (USTR).
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NAFTA Talks Progressing Slowly

Feb 6, 2018

As the sixth round of North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA) negotiations concluded last week in Montreal, Canada, trade ministers reported progress had been made on food safety measures, digital trade and telecommunications.
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Sushi Gets Beefed Up in 2018 as Meat Institute and Beef Checkoff Unveil the New Culinary Concept ‘Beefshi’

Feb 12, 2018

Washington, DC – A new culinary concept called Beefshi that ‘beefs up’ traditional sushi was unveiled today by the North American Meat Institute (Meat Institute), a contractor to the Beef Checkoff, and polling suggests Americans are eager to try it.
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New Meat MythCrusher Discusses Role of Processed Meat in the Diet

Jan 23, 2018

Washington, D.C.—One of the most common misconceptions in nutrition is that meats such as hot dogs, bacon, sausage and deli meats cannot be part of a healthy, balanced diet. The newest Meat MythCrusher video featuring Texas A&M nutrition expert Kerri Gehring, Ph.D. explains their benefits in the diet and the many nutrients that these products deliver...
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Casey Gallimore Joins Meat Institute as New Director of Regulatory and Scientific Affairs

Jan 16, 2018

Washington, DC – The North American Meat Institute (Meat Institute) today announced the addition of Casey Gallimore to the organization’s regulatory and scientific affairs staff. Gallimore joins the Meat Institute as director of regulatory and scientific affairs.
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More Press Releases

Mighty Earth’s Mighty Miss


By NAMI On August 3, 2017

This week the environmental activist group Mighty Earth issued a report titled “Mystery Meat II: The Industry Behind the Quiet Destruction of the American Heartland,” which seeks to blame the meat industry for any real or perceived environmental impact it can find... read more

Lessons on Processed Meat and Cancer


By Eric Mittenthal On May 8, 2017

It is rare that I sit in a session at a conference and am riveted by the entire presentation. But that was the case when David Klurfeld, Ph.D., USDA’s National Program Leader for Human Nutrition in the Agricultural Research Service, spoke at our recent Meat Industry... read more

What Happens When You Tell People to Stop Eating Meat


By NAMI On December 27, 2016

What happens when you tell people to stop eating meat? They get mad! And why wouldn’t they? Meat is both delicious and nutrient dense. In 2016, the Dietary Guidelines for Americans confirmed once again that meat can play a key role as part of a healthy diet... read more