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Meat Institute Congratulates Rep. Scott on Chairmanship of House Ag Committee

Thursday, December 3, 2020

WASHINGTON, DC – The North American Meat Institute (Meat Institute) today released the following statement from Meat Institute President and CEO Julie Anna Potts applauding the House Democratic Caucus’s nomination of U.S. Representative David Scott (D-GA-13) to become the Chairman of the House Agriculture Committee:

“Congressman Scott’s selection by his peers to lead the House Agriculture Committee is a testament to his longstanding work in food and nutrition policy,” said Potts. “Congressman Scott has been a strong ally of animal agriculture and we look forward to working with him on the issues with that impact the meat and poultry industry.”

The North American Meat Institute is the leading voice for the meat and poultry industry. The Meat Institute’s members process the vast majority of U.S. beef, pork, lamb, and poultry, as well as manufacture the equipment and ingredients needed to produce the safest and highest quality meat and poultry products.

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