Americans Resolve Fiercest Hot Dog Debates

On National Hot Dog Day, Americans have weighed in to settle some of the biggest debates among the fans of our favorite franks. In short, hot dogs are NOT a sandwich; taste best outside of the home; must be eaten by hand and off paper plates; and New York style are the best.

North American Meat Institute Issues Statement on President Biden’s Executive Order & USDA’s Proposed Changes to Packers & Stockyards Rules

The North American Meat Institute (Meat Institute), the largest and oldest trade association for packers and processors of beef, pork, lamb, veal and turkey, today released the following statement regarding President Biden’s Executive Order calling for government interventions in the meat and poultry markets:

Americans Rank Their Favorite Regional Hot Dog Styles

As Americans celebrate with fireworks, parades, stars and stripes this weekend, there’s a very good chance they also will be celebrating with hot dogs. The National Hot Dog and Sausage Council (NHDSC), recently showcased on the Tonight Show with Jimmy Fallon, estimates Americans will eat 150 million hot dogs on July 4th alone, the single biggest hot dog consumption day of the year.

North American Meat Institute: Meat & Poultry Supply Chain Remains Resilient

In response to U.S. Secretary of Agriculture Tom Vilsack’s request for comments on efforts to improve supply chains for the production of agricultural commodities and food products, The North American Meat Institute (Meat Institute) today said the meat and poultry food supply chain remains resilient despite extraordinary circumstances.

NYC Sushi Gets Beefed Up

On International Sushi Day, the North American Meat Institute is kicking off its Beefshi debut on NYC restaurant menus. Beefshi is an innovative new sushi-style concept that features convenient beef products like pastrami, roast beef, summer sausage, hot dogs, corned beef and bologna prepared in rolls with rice and vegetables.