Meat Institute Applauds USDA, FDA Joint Regulatory Framework for Cell-Based Meat Products

The North American Meat Institute (Meat Institute) applauds the regulatory framework of cell-based meat products announced today by the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) and the Food and Drug Administration (FDA).

Analysis Explores Meat and Poultry’s Role in Today’s Food Culture: The Way We Eat, Shop and Live

Food Marketing Institute (FMI) and the Foundation for Meat and Poultry Research and Education, the foundation for the North American Meat Institute, released the 14th annual exploration into how to best optimize meat and poultry’s role in today’s food culture: the way we eat, shop and live. The Power of Meat 2019 explores the financial prowess of the $67 billion category and meat’s overall role in supporting a food retailer’s reputation.

Smithfield Foods Earns North American Meat Institute Environmental, Workplace Safety, and Research Awards

February 22, 2019 Smithfield Foods, Inc.

Smithfield Foods, Inc. is pleased to announce that the North American Meat Institute (NAMI) has recognized 58 of the company’s U.S. locations for environmental achievements, and 34 locations for workplace safety accomplishments. Additionally, NAMI honored Dr. Doug Sutton, vice president of research and development for Smithfield Foods, with the Foundation for Meat and Poultry Research and Education’s Scientific Achievement Award. NAMI presented the awards at its 2019 International Production and Processing Expo in Atlanta, Georgia.

EAT-Lancet Report Offers a “Fad Diet” Solution to Complex Global Issues

February 1, 2019 Perishable News

“Health for people and the planet are two complex issues that demand comprehensive solutions across a range of stakeholders. Food can certainly play a role and following science-based dietary guidance is an important step toward improving people’s health. However, the EAT-Lancet Commission’s recommendations differ dramatically from consensus nutrition science and U.S. dietary guidance.

On Game Day, Millions Make Pepperoni Their Little Slice of Heaven

Around 70 percent of those who view the Big Game will eat at least one slice of pizza, and, according to MyFitnessPal, it is by far the most enjoyed food that day, with consumption spiking 67 percent above average. Pepperoni is by far the most popular pizza topping, found on 36 percent of pizzas.