White House Publishes Draft Statement Outlining TPP Implementation
President Obama recently submitted a draft Statement of Administrative Action to Congress, notifying members of his intention to present legislation to implement the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) trade deal.
FSIS to Post Aggregate Results for Chicken Parts and Comminuted Poultry Tested for Salmonella and Campylobacter
The Food Safety and Inspection Service (FSIS) today will publicly post aggregate sampling results relative to process control categories for establishments producing raw chicken parts and Not Ready-To-Eat comminuted poultry products.
FDA Extends Comment Period for Voluntary Sodium Reduction Goals
The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) extended the comment periods for the Draft Guidance to Industry for Voluntarily Reducing Sodium.
Meat Institute Welcomes Improved Beef Trade Opportunities with Brazil
The North American Meat Institute welcomed the announcements from both the USDA Food Safety and Inspection Service (FSIS) and Brazilian government this week that will improve beef trade with the South American country. Brazil’s move to lift bovine spongiform...
NAMI’s Annual Hot Dog Lunch Hits Grand Slam On Capitol Hill
Washington, DC– More than 1,000 lawmakers, congressional staff, meat industry representatives and members of the media filled the Rayburn House Office Building Courtyard on Capitol Hill to celebrate National Hot Dog Day and July as National Hot Dog Month at the North American Meat Institute (NAMI) Annual Hot Dog Lunch.
New Analysis Affirms Robust Economic Impact of U.S. Hides and Skins Industry
Washington, DC – The U.S. hides and skins industry accounts for nearly $3.4 billion in total economic output, according to a new economic impact analysis conducted by John Dunham and Associates for the North American Meat Institute (NAMI), an affiliate organization of the U.S. Hide, Skin and Leather Association (USHSLA).