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Meat Summit to Feature Popular Sausage Fest Competition

Mar 29, 2018

The Meat Institute will once again host its popular Sausage Fest during the Meat Industry Summit, April 16-19, 2018, at La Cantera Resort and Spa in San Antonio, Texas.
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Trade Data Through January 2018 Now Available

Mar 29, 2018

The latest Trade and Market Statistics Report released by USDA and compiled by the Meat Institute presenting data through January 31, 2018, is now available .
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Meat Institute Joins Coalition Letter in Support of ARS Funding

Mar 28, 2018

The Friends of the Agricultural Research Service (ARS) Coalition, to which the Meat Institute belongs, sent a letter to leaders of the House and Senate Appropriations Committees urging Congress to approve $1.35 billion in discretionary funding for ARS in fiscal year (FY) 2019 and reject the administration’s proposed funding cuts that would result in the elimination of 20 ARS facilities across the country.
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Valencia Covington Joins Meat Institute as New Manager of Meetings and Conference Services

Apr 6, 2018

Washington, DC -- The North American Meat Institute (Meat Institute) today announced the addition of Valencia Covington to the organization’s Exposition, Education and Member Services staff. Covington will join the Meat Institute April 9 as its new manager of meetings and conference services.
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North American Meat Institute Statement on Trade Tensions Between U.S. and China

Apr 4, 2018

“The meat industry is the largest sector of agriculture and exports are critical to our economic health and the hundreds of thousands of people we employ...
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North American Meat Institute statement Regarding Revisions to the U.S.-South Korea Free Trade Agreement

Mar 28, 2018

“The successful revision of the U.S.-South Korea (KORUS) Free Trade Agreement announced today by the Trump Administration is welcome news for the U.S. meat industry, as it safeguards crucial access to one of our fastest growing, most important export markets...
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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