2016 Environmental Recognition Award Applications Deadline Approaching
The deadline to submit applications to be considered for the North American Meat Institute Foundation's 2016 Environmental Recognition Awards is October 12, 2015.
Exhibit Sales Now Open for 2016 Annual Meat Conference
Exhibit sales are now open for the 2016 Annual Meat Conference (AMC) hosted jointly by the North American Meat Institute Foundation and the Food Marketing Institute. The conference, which will take place February 21-23, 2016, at the Gaylord Opryland Resort and Convention Center in Nashville, Tennessee, offers comprehensive education programming that details the latest developments in meat retailing and consumer trends.
Kuwait Continues to Accept Current U.S. Health Certificates on Imported Products
The Foreign Agricultural Service (FAS) issued an update regarding the Government of Kuwait's implementation of the Cooperation Council for the Arab States of the Gulf (GCC) Guide for Control on Imported Foods.
Meat Institute Applauds HHS and USDA Move to Focus Dietary Guidelines on Nutrition
Washington, D.C.—North American Meat Institute (NAMI) President and CEO Barry Carpenter expressed appreciation today at the announcement by USDA Secretary Tom Vilsack and HHS Secretary Sylvia Burwell that the 2015 Dietary Guidelines for Americans “will remain within the scope of our mandate in the 1990 National Nutrition Monitoring and Related Research Act (NNMRRA), which is to provide “nutritional and dietary information and guidelines”… “based on the preponderance of the scientific and medical knowledge,” and not include issues related to sustainability...
North American Meat Institute Applauds Conclusion of Trans-Pacific Partnership Negotiations
The North American Meat Institute strongly supports the landmark Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) trade agreement reached today in Atlanta, Georgia.
North American Meat Institute Signs Cooperative Agreement With China Society of Inspection and Quarantine (CSIQ)
Beijing, China – The North American Meat Institute and The China Society of Inspection and Quarantine (CSIQ) today signed an agreement to cooperate on key food safety programs....