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U.S. Chamber Agrees: Proposed Legislation Would Micromanage Beef Markets, Harm Consumers

Jul 13, 2022

The U.S. Chamber of Commerce, the world’s largest business organization, agreed with the North American Meat Institute and concluded beef market legislation before the House and Senate would “dramatically expand the federal government’s role and ultimately harm consumers,” in a post shared to their blog here.
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Industry Leaders Strengthen Collaboration on Food Security

Jul 12, 2022

The North American Meat Institute’s (NAMI or the Meat Institute) Executive Board voted unanimously late Friday to designate food security a non-competitive issue, strengthening industry-wide efforts to end hunger and ensure families in need have access to nutrient-dense meat.
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Meat Institute to SCOTUS: Prop 12 Unconstitutional

Jun 17, 2022

In an Amicus Brief filed with the U.S. Supreme Court, The North American Meat Institute today urged the Court to reverse a lower court's judgement upholding California's Proposition 12 ...
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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