Article Recommends Lifting Limits on Total Fat Intake in DGA
In a Viewpoint published in the Journal of the American Medical Association , researchers from the Friedman School of Nutrition Science and Policy at Tufts University and Boston Children's Hospital call on the federal government to drop restrictions on total fat consumption in the 2015 Dietary Guidelines for Americans (DGA).
APHIS to Allow the Importation of Fresh Beef from Northern Argentina and 14 States in Brazil
The Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service (APHIS) amended its regulations to allow the importation of fresh (chilled or frozen) beef from the Patagonia region in Argentina and 14 states in Brazil under specific conditions that mitigate the risk of foot-and-mouth disease (FMD).
Senate Passes TPA; Bill Heads to President for Signature
The Senate last Wednesday voted 60-38 to approve Trade Promotion Authority (TPA), sending the bill to President Obama for his expected signature.
North American Meat Institute President and CEO Barry Carpenter Tells Senators Mandatory Country-Of-Origin Labeling Must Be Repealed
Washington, DC -- North American Meat Institute President and CEO Barry Carpenter today told Senate Agriculture Committee members that mandatory country of origin labeling must be repealed to bring the U.S. into compliance with WTO obligations and to avoid a possible $3 billion in annual penalties. Carpenter was one of six witnesses to testify in the hearing...
North American Meat Institute Troubled by Russia’s Extension of Ban on Meat Products
“We were extremely troubled by news today that Russia intends to extend its unjustified ban on U.S. meat and other agricultural products...
Meat Institute Applauds Congressional Passage of TPA
Washington, DC –North American Meat Institute President and CEO Barry Carpenter today expressed his appreciation to the Senate for their quick action to approve the Trade Promotion Authority (TPA) bill following House passage last week...