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Administration Announces Meat Supply Chain Action Plan
Administration Announces Meat Supply Chain Action Plan
President Joe Biden and Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack met with farmers and ranchers at the White House Monday to announce a meat supply chain action plan. The plan includes four core strategies for creating what the Administration calls a more competitive, fair, resilient meat and poultry sector, with better earnings for producers and more choices and affordable prices for consumers ... Read M
Meat Institute: Scapegoating Industry Does Not Help Consumer
Meat Institute: Scapegoating Industry Does Not Help Consumer
The North American Meat Institute this week claimed the Secretary of Agriculture’s transparent attempts to scapegoat the meat and poultry industry to shift blame for inflationary prices will not help consumers. NAMI President and CEO Julie Anna Potts said, “Americans are experiencing firsthand what the Secretary refuses to acknowledge, the effects of COVID and lack of labor are hurting consumers,
Meat Institute Opposes Government Intervention in Meat Markets
Meat Institute Opposes Government Intervention in Meat Markets
The North American Meat Institute has voiced its opposition to recent action intended to make changes to the Packers and Stockyards Act. In a statement, the organization said, President Biden's executive order calling for the Department of Agriculture to change the Packers and Stockyards rules will have unintended consequences for consumers and producers ...
20 States Support NAMI Against Prop 12
20 States Support NAMI Against Prop 12
A total of 20 states filed a brief with the Supreme Court supporting the North American Meat Institute’s petition challenging the constitutionality of California’s Proposition 12. “The governments of nearly half the states agree that if California is allowed to apply its laws of conduct in other states, a single state will dictate policies in all others,” says Meat Institute President and CEO Juli

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