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Industry Connects at Meat Industry Summit; Institute Presents Two Awards

Apr 24, 2018

More than 300 Meat Institute members and guests gathered in San Antonio, Texas last week for the annual Meat Industry Summit . The Summit featured education sessions covering general business topics, labor and employment issues, regulatory matters and public affairs.
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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 Honors Two Companies at Industry Summit

Apr 24, 2018

San Antonio, Texas – The North American Meat Institute (Meat Institute) presented two of its highest honors during an awards luncheon at the 2018 Meat Industry Summit in San Antonio, Texas.
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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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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