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NextGen Family Business Workshop - Space Still Available!

Jun 24, 2019

Register now for the Meat Institute's NextGen Family Business workshop, June 25-26, 2019 at the Hyatt Regency in Indianapolis, IN. This workshop offers family businesses in the meat industry a unique opportunity to train the next generation of family employees alongside other family businesses in the industry.
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USDA and HHS Invite Public Comments for 2020 Dietary Guidelines Advisory Committee.

Jun 24, 2019

USDA, in coordination with the U.S. Health and Human Services Department (HHS) is inviting the public to give oral comments at the second meeting of the 2020 Dietary Guidelines Advisory Committee. The meeting will be held at USDA headquarters in the Jefferson Auditorium on July 10 and 11. Registration for in-person attendance beings tomorrow, June 18, and closes July 1.
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FNS Extends Comment Period for Its Proposal on SNAP Regulation Changes.

Jun 24, 2019

The Food and Nutrition Service (FNS) in April 2019 proposed to make changes to the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) regulations pertaining to the eligibility of certain SNAP retail food stores. When that proposal was published, FNS inadvertently excluded two supporting documents - the Regulatory Impact Analysis and the Regulatory Flexibility Analysis - to the proposed rule.
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Meat Institute and Beef Checkoff Release New Foodservice Guide to ‘Beefshi’

Jun 18, 2019

Washington, DC, June 18, 2019 – The North American Meat Institute, a contractor of the Beef Checkoff, as part of its celebration of International Sushi Day, released its new Foodservice Guide to Beefshi . The guide features 16 Beefshi recipes that can be easily prepared for sale at restaurant or supermarkets.
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Meat Institute Joins More Than 950 Food and Ag Groups to Call for Swift Congressional Ratification of USMCA

Jun 11, 2019

The North American Meat Institute today joined more than 950 organizations representing the U.S. food and agriculture industries to urge Members of Congress to swiftly ratify the U.S.-Mexico-Canada Agreement (USMCA).
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National Jerky Day Becomes a Daily Celebration

Jun 10, 2019

Washington, DC– The North American Meat Institute (NAMI), a contractor to the Beef Checkoff, is calling for National Jerky Day – celebrated annually on June 12th – to become a daily holiday based on the product’s overwhelming popularity.
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More Press Releases

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