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Foundation Shares Summaries on Status of Beef Checkoff Research Projects

May 17, 2019

The Foundation for Meat and Poultry Research and Education (Foundation) summarized ongoing and completed Foundation-funded research projects. These projects focus on fresh meat and poultry safety, ready-to-eat meat and poultry safety and nutrition sciences. Several projects are funded in part by the Beef Checkoff of which the Foundation is contractor to administer post-harvest beef safety and processed beef nutrition research.
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Meat Institute Joins Industry Stakeholders at Animal Ag Alliance Stakeholder Summit

May 17, 2019

The Meat Institute joined more than 325 attendees from across the animal protein industry at the annual Animal Agriculture Alliance Stakeholders Summit. Sustainability and building consumer confidence in meat were common themes at the event.
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Meat Institute Details Benefits of Beef vs. Plant-based Burgers for AP

May 16, 2019

The Meat Institute responded to a request from the Associated Press comparing the nutrition and environmental impact of beef burgers vs. new plant-based options. The final story highlighted the difference in number of ingredients between the products with the Meat Institute noting that beef burgers are made with one natural ingredient: beef.
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North American Meat Institute Applauds New Access for U.S. Beef, Poultry Exports to Tunisia

Apr 18, 2019

Washington, DC – The North American Meat Institute (Meat Institute) applauds the Trump Administration’s successful efforts to open the Tunisian market to U.S. beef and poultry exports.
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Meat Institute Adopts New Vision, Mission and Values Statements

Apr 12, 2019

Carlsbad, CA – The North American Meat Institute’s (Meat Institute) Board of Directors this week adopted new vision, mission and values statements during the Meat Industry Summit in Carlsbad, California.
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Students Win a Combined $7,000 in Scholarships During Meat Institute’s Inaugural Collegiate SausageFest Competition

Apr 11, 2019

Carlsbad, CA – Students won a combined total of $7,000 in scholarships at the North American Meat Institute’s (Meat Institute) Collegiate SausageFest Competition during the association’s annual Meat Industry Summit this week in Carlsbad, California.
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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