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Registration Now Open for Beef Safety Conference

Jun 14, 2018

Registration is now open for the Meat Institute’s Pathogen Control and Regulatory Compliance in Beef Processing Conference , scheduled to take place September 5-6, 2018, in Rosemont, Illinois.
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ILA-USMX Reach Tentative Six-Year East Coast, Gulf Coast Agreement

Jun 13, 2018

The International Longshoremen's Association (ILA) and U.S. Maritime Alliance (USMX) last week agreed on a tentative six-year master contract for East and Gulf coast dockworkers.
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FDA Announces New Efforts to Advance Biotechnology Innovation

Jun 12, 2018

The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) announced new efforts to advance biotechnology innovation.
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Meat Institute Statement Regarding Expanded List of Eligible Exports of U.S. Beef to China

Jun 20, 2018

Washington, DC, June 20, 2018 -- The North American Meat Institute (Meat Institute) applauds USDA’s diligent efforts to secure approval for an additional 20 U.S. facilities that are now eligible to export beef to China.
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North American Meat Institute Statement Regarding Mexico’s Imposition of Tariffs on U.S. Pork Exports

Jun 5, 2018

Washington, DC – Mexico today levied 10 percent tariffs, which will increase to 20 percent effective July 5, on unprocessed U.S. pork products in retaliation for tariffs on its steel and aluminum exports to the U.S.
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New Media MythCrusher Addresses Cultured and Plant Based Protein Products

May 22, 2018

Washington, DC—Advances in the development of cultured meat products and plant based “meat alternatives” are hot topics in the media, though often with inaccuracies about the environmental impact, nutrition and safety of traditional meat products...
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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