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March is National Deli Meat Month

Mar 6, 2019

The Meat Institute has coined March as National Deli Meat Month.
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U.S. Suspends China Tariff Hike Until Further Notice

Mar 6, 2019

The Office of the U.S. Trade Representative suspended a scheduled tariff increase on $200 billion in Chinese imports to the U.S. until further notice, following President Donald Trump’s decision to delay his March 1 deadline for a U.S.-China trade deal amid progress in the negotiations.
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FSIS Begins Industry Testing for PHIS Export Component’s Second Country Group

Mar 6, 2019

Industry testing began today for phase two of the Food Safety and Inspection Service’s (FSIS) Public Health Information System (PHIS) Export Component. Testing will run through April 4.
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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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Meat Institute Files Amicus Curiae Brief in Nuisance Case

Mar 6, 2019

Washington, DC – The North American Meat Institute (Meat Institute), along with the National Association of Manufacturers, the Grocery Manufacturers of America, the United States Chamber of Commerce, the National Turkey Federation and the National Chicken Council, today called on the United States Court of Appeals for the Fourth Circuit to overturn an award of damages for nuisance, including punitive damages, in a case in which a hog producer was operating in compliance with comprehensive environmental regulations.
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Analysis Explores Meat and Poultry’s Role in Today’s Food Culture: The Way We Eat, Shop and Live

Mar 4, 2019

Dallas – Food Marketing Institute (FMI) and the Foundation for Meat and Poultry Research and Education , the foundation for the North American Meat Institute , released the 14th annual exploration into how to best optimize meat and poultry’s role in today’s food culture: the way we eat, shop and live. The Power of Meat 2019 explores the financial prowess of the $67 billion category and meat’s overall role in supporting a food retailer’s reputation.
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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


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Meat Institute Sends Letter To Mayor de Blasio Urging Him To Reverse ‘Meatless Mondays’ Policy
The North American Meat Institute (Meat Institute) sent a letter today to New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio urging him to reverse his decision to implement ‘Meatless Mondays’ in more than 1,800 New York City public schools.   : : MORE