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North American Meat Institute: Meat & Poultry Supply Chain Remains Resilient

Jun 21, 2021

In response to U.S. Secretary of Agriculture Tom Vilsack’s request for comments on efforts to improve supply chains for the production of agricultural commodities and food products, The North American Meat Institute ...
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North American Meat Institute Urges Secretary Vilsack to Address Challenges at Ports

Jun 15, 2021

With delays and congestion at U.S. ports hurting U.S. agriculture exports, including meat and poultry products, the North American Meat Institute today urged U.S. Secretary of Agriculture ...
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North American Meat Institute Issues Statement on USDA Packer & Stockyards Proposals

Jun 11, 2021

The North American Meat Institute (Meat Institute) today provided the following statement on the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s (USDA) proposals regarding the Packers and Stockyards Act.
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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