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President Obama last week signed Trade Promotion Authority (TPA) and Trade Adjustment Assistance (TAA) legislation into law.
News Item  ·  North American Meat Institute  ·  Jul 7, 2015


FDA issued the Supplement to the 2013 Food Code, which provides government and industry with science-based controls for reducing the risk of foodborne illness in retail and foodservice establishments.
News Item  ·  North American Meat Institute  ·  Jul 7, 2015


USDA's Food Safety and Inspection Service (FSIS) issued a revised directive updating the list of safe and suitable ingredients used in the production of meat, poultry and egg products.
News Item  ·  North American Meat Institute  ·  Jul 7, 2015


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Washington, DC -- North American Meat Institute President and CEO Barry Carpenter today told Senate Agriculture Committee members that mandatory country of origin labeling must be repealed to bring the U.S. into compliance with WTO obligations and to avoid a possible $3 billion in annual penalties. Carpenter was one of six witnesses to testify in the hearing...
Press Release  ·  Jun 25, 2015


“We were extremely troubled by news today that Russia intends to extend its unjustified ban on U.S. meat and other agricultural products...
Press Release  ·  Jun 24, 2015


Washington, DC –North American Meat Institute President and CEO Barry Carpenter today expressed his appreciation to the Senate for their quick action to approve the Trade Promotion Authority (TPA) bill following House passage last week...
Press Release  ·  Jun 24, 2015


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