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Hot Dog Month Planning Guide Now Available

May 24, 2018

The 2018 National Hot Dog Month planning guide is now available for download. The guide, developed by the National Hot Dog and Sausage Council, has resources and tips on celebrating National Hot Dog Month and National Hot Dog Day for hot dog manufacturers, retailers and enthusiasts.
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Meat Institute and Beef Checkoff Unveil the Foodservice Versions of Popular ‘Beefshi’ Recipes

May 23, 2018

Foodservice versions of the popular Beefshi recipes released in February 2018 were unveiled today by the Meat Institute, a contractor to the Beef Checkoff, and may be downloaded from Beefshi.com.
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NAFTA Ministers Fail to Finalize Agreement as Crucial Deadline Passes

May 23, 2018

Trade ministers from the U.S., Canada and Mexico failed to reach a deal on a modernized North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA) ahead of a May 17 deadline imposed by U.S. House Speaker Paul Ryan (R-WI).
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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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Meat Institute and Beef Checkoff Unveil the Foodservice Versions of Popular ‘Beefshi’ Recipes

May 21, 2018

Washington, DC-- Foodservice versions of the popular Beefshi recipes released in February 2018 were unveiled today by the North American Meat Institute (Meat Institute), a contractor to the Beef Checkoff, and may be downloaded from Beefshi.com.
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Meat Institute Public Relations Programs Win PRSA Bronze Anvil and Award of Commendation

May 16, 2018

Washington, DC—The North American Meat Institute has once again been honored with awards for the success of its public relations programs.
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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