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NAMI supplier members may sponsor the 2015 Meat Industry Management Conference, which will be held April 15-18, in Carlsbad, California. Table-Top Exhibits for the Friday evening Supplier Showcase Reception and Sausage/RTE Fest are also available for purchase. These exhibits enable...
News Item  ·  North American Meat Institute  ·  Feb 26, 2015


The World Trade Organization (WTO) heard arguments in the appeal of its ruling on the U.S. country-of-origin labeling (COOL) rule. Last year, the WTO ruled in favor of Canada and Mexico, saying the U.S. COOL rule is out of compliance with its trade obligations. In a statement to...
News Item  ·  North American Meat Institute  ·  Feb 25, 2015


USDA's Economic Research Service and Foreign Agricultural Servicehave released updated forecasts for U.S. agricultural trade in Fiscal Year 2015. Agricultural exports are forecast at $141.5 billion, down $2 billion from the November projection and $11...
News Item  ·  North American Meat Institute  ·  Feb 25, 2015

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2015 Conference Breaks Attendance Record Washington, DC – Exhibitors at the Annual Meat Conference (AMC), hosted by the North American Meat Institute Foundation (NAMIF) and the Food Marketing Institute (FMI) this week in Nashville, Tennessee, donated 5,100 pounds of meat...
Press Release  ·  Feb 27, 2015


Nashville, TN— Meat and poultry products remain among the top choices for shoppers at retail, but the tenth annual Power of Meat study published by the Food Marketing Institute (FMI) and North American Meat Institute (NAMI) highlights several trends in the way consumers are changing their purchasing behavior...
Press Release  ·  Feb 24, 2015


Washington, D.C.-- North American Meat Institute’s (NAMI) President and CEO Barry Carpenter announced today that Nathan Fretz has joined the staff as senior director of legislative affairs. Most recently, Fretz served as an associate attorney at the law firm Olsson Frank Weeda...
Press Release  ·  Feb 24, 2015

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