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U.S. Secretary of Commerce Penny Pritzker and U.S. Trade Representative Michael Froman will co-chair the U.S.-China Joint Commission on Commerce and Trade (JCCT) meeting scheduled from December 16-18 in Chicago, Illinois. U.S. officials will meet with a delegation of high-level...
News Item  ·  American Meat Institute  ·  Dec 17, 2014


The National Labor Relations Board (NLRB)has issued its final ambush election rule which updates procedures for resolving collective bargaining disputes. The final rule includes provisions requiring a pre-election hearing within eight days of receipt of the...
News Item  ·  American Meat Institute  ·  Dec 17, 2014


USDA Under Secretary for Farm and Foreign Agricultural Services Michael Scuse and Chief Agriculture Negotiator Darci Vetter in the Office of the United States Trade Representative (USTR) hosted the U.S.-Mexico Consultative Committee on Agriculture (CCA) meeting . During the meeting,...
News Item  ·  American Meat Institute  ·  Dec 17, 2014


At press time, the 2015 Dietary Guidelines Advisory Committee's final public webinar was in progress and many questions surround the eating patterns, research and the draft recommendations regarding red and processed meats. Conflicting draft recommendations of lower consumption of red...
News Item  ·  American Meat Institute  ·  Dec 17, 2014


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 . The video called "Amazing Meat" shares the numerous benefits of...
News Item  ·  American Meat Institute  ·  Dec 16, 2014

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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


Washington, DC -- The North American Meat Institute’s (NAMI) incoming President and CEO Barry Carpenter announced today that Capitol Hill veteran Pete Thomson has been named senior vice president of legislative affairs at the Institute...
Press Release  ·  Dec 12, 2014


Washington, DC, – A coalition of 18 food organizations today announced the formation of a new Back to Balance Coalition aimed at promoting balanced, practical and achievable dietary guidance....
Press Release  ·  Dec 9, 2014


The American Meat Institute (AMI) had two words for vegetarians in the wake of a new study released this week that showed that five out of six Americans who try vegetarian diets return to a balanced, meat-containing diet: “Welcome back.”
Press Release  ·  Dec 5, 2014

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