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NAMI Presents Environmental Recognition and Achievement Awards to 121 Meat and Poultry Plants

Monday, February 2, 2015

(North American Meat Institute)

NAMI presented 109 plants with Environmental Recognition Awards and 12 plants with Environmental Achievement Awards during the 2015 Environmental Conference for the Meat and Poultry Industry held at the Georgia World Congress Center in Atlanta, Georgia. NAMI member companies receive Environmental Achievement Awards for demonstrating environmental compliance by designing and successfully implementing an innovative plant upgrade or environmental program. This year's first place winners were Smithfield-Farmland, Lincoln, Nebraska, for Environmental Technology, Outreach and Training; Saratoga Food Specialties, Bolingbrook, Illinois, for Pollution Prevention; Clemens Food Group, Hatfield, Pennsylvania, for Resource Conservation; and Premium Pet Health, LLC, Denver, Colorado, for Social and Economic Sustainability.

The Environmental Recognition Award Program is a four-tier, voluntary environmental management system toolbox, coupled with an awards program that ranges from simple to complex. Forty-one plants received the highest level Tier Four awards, fifty were recognized for Tier Three, nine were recognized for Tier Two and nine were recognized for completing Tier One.

For a complete list of this year's award recipients, click here.

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