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Worker Safety Award Applications Now Open

Sep 12, 2018

The Meat Institute is now accepting applications for its Worker Safety Awards Program. The application period will close September 28. The awards recognize meat and poultry plants that have achieved high levels of workplace safety performance as part of the industry's continuing effort to reduce occupational injury and illness rates.
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USDA, HHS Seek DGAC Nominations, Announce DGA Topics and Scientific Questions

Sep 12, 2018

USDA and the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) issued a request for nominations for the 2020 Dietary Guidelines Advisory Committee (DGAC).
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Multi-Industry Coalition Urges USTR to Avoid Further Trade Escalation with China

Sep 12, 2018

The Meat Institute joined 150 organizations in comments submitted to U.S. Trade Representative Robert Lighthizer expressing opposition to proposed tariffs on $200 billion worth of Chinese imports to the U.S., warning against the detrimental impacts of further escalating trade tensions with China.
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Clarissa Moreaux Joins Meat Institute as New Director of Regulatory Affairs

Sep 17, 2018

Washington, D.C. – The North American Meat Institute (Meat Institute) today announced the addition of Clarissa Moreaux to the organization’s regulatory and scientific affairs staff. Moreaux joins the Meat Institute as director of regulatory affairs...
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New Glass Walls Video Details Variety of Worker Safety Practices in Meat and Poultry Plants

Sep 5, 2018

Video is 12 th in Groundbreaking Glass Walls Series Washington, DC—The U.S. meat and poultry industry employs...
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Julie Anna Potts Named President and CEO of the North American Meat Institute

Aug 22, 2018

Washington, DC-- The North American Meat Institute (NAMI) today named Julie Anna Potts its next president and CEO effective September 24, 2018. Potts succeeds retiring President and CEO Barry Carpenter...
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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