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NAMI Applauds Full Senate Approval of Alexis Taylor’s Nomination to be Undersecretary of Ag for Trade

Wednesday, December 21, 2022
 

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: December 21, 2022
CONTACT: Sarah Little (443) 440-0029

WASHINGTON, DC – The North American Meat Institute (NAMI or the Meat Institute) today applauded Senate confirmation of Alexis Taylor to be Undersecretary of Agriculture for Trade and Foreign Agricultural Affairs.

“The meat and poultry industry supported Taylor’s nomination,” said Meat Institute President and CEO Julie Anna Potts. “Alexis’ experience working in Congress, in the Department and as Oregon Secretary of Agriculture make her uniquely qualified for this role,” said Potts. “She is the right person at the right time to lead the nation’s focus on strengthening exports, expanding access to new markets and navigating an increasingly unpredictable global economy. We look forward to working with her especially as meat and poultry products are seeing record demand at home and abroad.”

About North American Meat Institute
The Meat Institute is the United States’ oldest and largest trade association representing packers and processors of beef, pork, lamb, veal, turkey, and processed meat products. NAMI members include over 350 meat packing and processing companies, the majority of which have fewer than 100 employees, and account for over 95 percent of the United States’ output of meat and 70 percent of turkey production.

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