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House Ag Committee Holds Hearing on Condition of Livestock and Poultry Economies.

Jul 23, 2019

Last Tuesday, the House Agriculture Subcommittee on Livestock and Foreign Agriculture Committee held a hearing to "Review the State of the U.S. Livestock and Poultry Economies."
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FSIS Denies Petition for Cancer Warning Label on Meat and Poultry Products.

Jul 23, 2019

The Food Safety and Inspection Service (FSIS) denied a petition submitted by the Center for Science in the Public Interest (CSPI) that requested warning labels be placed on processed meat and poultry products that warned consumers of an increased risk of cancer.
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NAMI's Annual Hot Dog Lunch Hits Grand Slam on Capitol Hill.

Jul 23, 2019

More than 50 members of Congress and over 1,000 congressional staff, meat industry representatives and members of the media filled the Rayburn House Office Building Courtyard on Capitol Hill last Wednesday to celebrate July as National Hot Dog Month at the Meat Institute Annual Hot Dog Lunch.
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Meat Institute Annual Hot Dog Lunch Hits Grand Slam on Capitol Hill

Jul 17, 2019

WASHINGTON, DC – More than 50 members of Congress and over 1,000 congressional staff, meat industry representatives and members of the media today filled the Rayburn House Office Building Courtyard on Capitol Hill to celebrate July as National Hot Dog Month at the North American Meat Institute (Meat Institute) Annual Hot Dog Lunch.
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Meat Institute to Host Annual Hot Dog Lunch on Capitol Hill

Jul 15, 2019

The North American Meat Institute will host its Annual Hot Dog Lunch in celebration of July as National Hot Dog Month on National Hot Dog Day, Wednesday, July 17, at the Rayburn House Office Building Courtyard from 11:30 a.m. to 2 p.m. More than 1,000 lawmakers, congressional staff, meat industry representatives and members of the media will convene on Capitol Hill.
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Meat Institute Executive Board Makes Environmental Impact a Non-Competitive Issue

Jul 15, 2019

The North American Meat Institute Executive Board of Directors unanimously agreed to make environmental impact a non-competitive issue, encouraging member companies to share sustainability best practices with each other and freeing their staffs to advise others in the industry seeking to improve their environmental impact for the good of the industry and the planet.
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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