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Annual Meat Conference Exhibitors Donate to Nashville Food Project

Dan Beef, Industry News Release, Poultry

(NAMI) — Exhibitors at the Annual Meat Conference , co-hosted by FMI, The Food Industry Association and the North American Meat Institute (Meat Institute), this week in Nashville, Tennessee, donated 28,000 pounds of meat and poultry products to The Nashville Food Project , a nonprofit that seeks to increase access to healthy foods in homeless and working poor communities across Davidson County, Tennessee.  The donation will provide 90,000 …

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NCBA Attends NAMI Meeting

Dan Cattle

The North American Meat Institute (NAMI) held their meeting last week in Arlington, Virginia. One of those in attendance was National Cattlemen’s Beef Association (NCBA) CEO Colin Woodall. He explains why they were there and the various topics discussed.

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Memphis Meats, NAMI Want Joint Regulation of Cell-Based Meat

Dan Beef, Industry News Release, Pork, Poultry

The North American Meat Institute (NAMI) joined up with Memphis Meats, a San Francisco-based company that’s developing cell-based meat to send a letter to the Trump Administration. The Hagstrom Report says they’re asking that the Food and Drug Administration and the Ag Department’s Food Safety and Inspection Service share regulatory responsibilities for cell-based meat. The letter says in the case …

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U.S. Cattlemen’s Association Wants Beef Defined

Dan Beef, Industry News Release

The United States Cattlemen’s Association wants the Department of Agriculture to clarify the definition of beef. USCA late last week submitted a petition to USDA’s Food Safety and Inspection Service asking the agency for rulemaking on beef labeling to clarify for consumers what is beef derived from cattle and “beef” products created in a laboratory. USCA Presidet Kenny Graner says: …