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North American Meat Institute’s Mark Dopp Inducted into Meat Industry Hall of Fame

Jan 22, 2021

The North American Meat Institute (Meat Institute) today announced Mark Dopp, Senior Vice President, Regulatory and Scientific Affairs, and General Counsel for the Meat Institute was inducted into the Meat Industry Hall of Fame.
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TRACKING COVID-19: MEAT AND POULTRY WORKER CASE RATES FIVE TIMES LOWER IN DECEMBER THAN JUNE, GENERAL POPULATION NINE TIMES HIGHER

Jan 12, 2021

New analysis of independent data for 2020 show that reported new COVID-19 infection rates amongst meat and poultry workers were five times lower in December than in May, while rates in the general population rocketed up by nine times in the same period.
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New Data Show COVID-19 Case Rates for Meat and Poultry Workers More than 8 Times Lower than General Population

Dec 23, 2020

New analysis of independent data for the full month of November show that reported new COVID-19 infection rates amongst meat and poultry workers were more than 8 times lower than rates in the general population.
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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