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Meat Industry Summit General Session to Focus on Artificial Intelligence

Apr 4, 2019

This year's Meat Industry Summit, April 8-11, in Carlsbad, California, will feature a general session highlighting advances in machine learning, artificial intelligence and automation. Greg Lindsey, author and senior fellow at the New Cities Foundation, will speak during the session, which will take place Wednesday, April 10.
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MLB Fans Predicted to Eat More than 18 Million Hot Dogs in 2019

Apr 3, 2019

The National Hot Dog and Sausage Council (NHDSC) estimates that baseball fans will consume more than 18 million hot dogs and nearly four million sausages during the 2019 Major League Baseball (MLB) season.
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AMS Updates Master Solicitation for Commodity Procurements

Apr 2, 2019

The Agricultural Marketing Service (AMS) updated its Master Solicitation for Commodity Procurements - Domestic Programs (MSCP-D) for 2019.
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Meat Institute Adopts New Vision, Mission and Values Statements

Apr 12, 2019

Carlsbad, CA – The North American Meat Institute’s (Meat Institute) Board of Directors this week adopted new vision, mission and values statements during the Meat Industry Summit in Carlsbad, California.
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Students Win a Combined $7,000 in Scholarships During Meat Institute’s Inaugural Collegiate SausageFest Competition

Apr 11, 2019

Carlsbad, CA – Students won a combined total of $7,000 in scholarships at the North American Meat Institute’s (Meat Institute) Collegiate SausageFest Competition during the association’s annual Meat Industry Summit this week in Carlsbad, California.
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Meat Institute Applauds USDA, FDA Joint Regulatory Framework for Cell-Based Meat Products

Mar 7, 2019

Washington, DC – The North American Meat Institute (Meat Institute) applauds the regulatory framework of cell-based meat products announced today by the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) and the Food and Drug Administration (FDA).
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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