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Trade Data Through August 2018 Now Available

Oct 23, 2018

The latest Trade and Market Statistics Report released by USDA and compiled by the Meat Institute presenting data through August 31, 2018, is now available.
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FDA Announces Webinar to Help Food Facilities with 2018 Biennial Registration Renewal Period

Oct 23, 2018

The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) will hold a webinar October 25 at 1 p.m. ET to provide food facility registrants with information regarding the 2018 Biennial Registration Renewal, which began October 1.
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Administration Releases Fall 2018 Unified Agenda Detailing Federal Regulatory Actions and Priorities

Oct 23, 2018

The Administration issued the Fall 2018 Unified Agenda of Federal Regulatory and Deregulatory Actions (Unified Agenda), a semiannual update that provides uniform reporting of data on regulatory and deregulatory activities under development throughout the federal government.
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Meat Institute Reiterates Support for USDA Regulation of Cell Based Meat Products

Oct 23, 2018

Washington, DC — The North American Meat Institute once again argued that the USDA Food Safety and Inspection Service (FSIS) has primary jurisdiction for regulation of new cell-based meat products at a joint USDA/FDA public meeting on the use of animal cell culture technology to develop products derived from livestock and poultry.
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NAMI Scholarship Foundation Announces 2018-2019 Award Winners

Oct 10, 2018

Washington, DC - The North American Meat Institute (NAMI) Scholarship Foundation today announced the recipients of its 2018-2019 undergraduate scholarship awards. Eleven high-performing undergraduate students received a combined total of $55,000 to pursue degrees in animal, meat and food science, and in culinary arts.
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North American Meat Institute Releases 2017 Meat & Poultry Facts

Oct 9, 2018

Washington, DC – The 2017 edition of the North American Meat Institute’s (Meat Institute) Meat & Poultry Facts, the livestock and meat industry's leading statistical book, is now available. The book is a joint publication of the Meat Institute and Sterling Marketing, Inc., and is sponsored by Lockton.
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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