The American Association of Meat Processors announced today its support for H.R. 1258 and S.370, Strengthening Local Processing Act, legislation that provides many of the critical items to help small processors improve and grow their businesses. The Strengthening Local Processing Act provides small plants with the funds needed to grow and expand, and supports a scale-appropriate […]

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The International Agency for Research on Cancer (IARC) recently released a report classifying red and processed meats as cancer “hazards”. Red and processed meats were among 940 agents reviewed by an IARC Monograph panel and found to pose some level of theoretical hazard. Only one of those agents has shown not to contain a cancer hazard and […]

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