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In a Viewpoint published in the Journal of the American Medical Association , researchers from the Friedman School of Nutrition Science and Policy at Tufts University and Boston Children's Hospital call on the federal government to drop restrictions on total fat consumption in the 2015 Dietary Guidelines for Americans (DGA).
News Item  ·  North American Meat Institute  ·  Jun 30, 2015


The Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service (APHIS) amended its regulations to allow the importation of fresh (chilled or frozen) beef from the Patagonia region in Argentina and 14 states in Brazil under specific conditions that mitigate the risk of foot-and-mouth disease (FMD).
News Item  ·  North American Meat Institute  ·  Jun 30, 2015


The Senate last Wednesday voted 60-38 to approve Trade Promotion Authority (TPA), sending the bill to President Obama for his expected signature.
News Item  ·  North American Meat Institute  ·  Jun 30, 2015


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Washington, DC -- North American Meat Institute President and CEO Barry Carpenter today told Senate Agriculture Committee members that mandatory country of origin labeling must be repealed to bring the U.S. into compliance with WTO obligations and to avoid a possible $3 billion in annual penalties. Carpenter was one of six witnesses to testify in the hearing...
Press Release  ·  Jun 25, 2015


“We were extremely troubled by news today that Russia intends to extend its unjustified ban on U.S. meat and other agricultural products...
Press Release  ·  Jun 24, 2015


Washington, DC –North American Meat Institute President and CEO Barry Carpenter today expressed his appreciation to the Senate for their quick action to approve the Trade Promotion Authority (TPA) bill following House passage last week...
Press Release  ·  Jun 24, 2015


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