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The Food Safety and Inspection Service (FSIS) recently announced that Brazil's inspection system for beef is equivalent to that of the U.S.
News Item  ·  North American Meat Institute  ·  Aug 17, 2016


NAMI released a one-page fact sheet detailing the benefits of the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) for the meat and poultry industry.
News Item  ·  North American Meat Institute  ·  Aug 17, 2016


The Food Safety and Inspection Service (FSIS) will begin a pilot project to assess the compliance and effectiveness of generically-approved labels at select establishments. The initial phase of the assessment will take place August 22 - September 30, 2016, at five federal meat and poultry establishments within the Washington, D.C. metropolitan area.
News Item  ·  North American Meat Institute  ·  Aug 17, 2016


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The North American Meat Institute welcomed the announcements from both the USDA Food Safety and Inspection Service (FSIS) and Brazilian government this week that will improve beef trade with the South American country. Brazil’s move to lift bovine spongiform...
Press Release  ·  Aug 2, 2016


Washington, DC– More than 1,000 lawmakers, congressional staff, meat industry representatives and members of the media filled the Rayburn House Office Building Courtyard on Capitol Hill to celebrate National Hot Dog Day and July as National Hot Dog Month at the North American Meat Institute (NAMI) Annual Hot Dog Lunch.
Press Release  ·  Jul 14, 2016


Washington, DC – The U.S. hides and skins industry accounts for nearly $3.4 billion in total economic output, according to a new economic impact analysis conducted by John Dunham and Associates for the North American Meat Institute (NAMI), an affiliate organization of the U.S. Hide, Skin and Leather Association (USHSLA).
Press Release  ·  Jun 20, 2016


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