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USDA's Food Safety and Inspection Service (FSIS) issued a notice announcing the 2015 rates that it will charge meat and poultry establishments, egg products plants and importers and exporters for providing voluntary, overtime and holiday inspection and identification, certification...
News Item  ·  North American Meat Institute  ·  Jan 22, 2015


North American Meat Institute (NAMI) President and CEO Barry Carpenter during a January 20 press briefing called on President Obama to take action to resolve the West Coast Ports crisis and encourage a prompt conclusion to the ongoing labor dispute between the International Longshore and...
News Item  ·  North American Meat Institute  ·  Jan 21, 2015


NAMI joined more than 175 organizations representing manufacturers, farmers, agribusinesses, wholesalers, retailers, importers, exporters, distributors and transportation providers in signing onto a coalition letter urging the International Longshore and...
News Item  ·  North American Meat Institute  ·  Jan 21, 2015

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Washington, DC -- The North American Meat Institute (NAMI) in comments submitted yesterday raised strong objections to the 2015 Dietary Guidelines Advisory Committee’s (DGAC) removal of lean meat from a healthy dietary pattern...
Press Release  ·  Dec 31, 2014


Washington, D.C.—Thirty C-Suite level executives from meat and poultry companies big and small have added their voices and faces to a new video highlighting facts about today’s amazing meat and poultry industry...
Press Release  ·  Dec 15, 2014


Washington, D.C.-- Newly-released Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) data shows that U.S. meat and poultry packers and processors continued to make significant progress in workplace safety, as BLS numbers reveal a new ‘low’ in non-fatal occupational injuries and illnesses in the meat and poultry sector....
Press Release  ·  Dec 12, 2014

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