WASHINGTON — The North American Meat Institute (Meat Institute) today released the following statement from Meat Institute President and CEO Julie Anna Potts regarding the House Republican Conference’s election of U.S. Representative Glenn “GT” Thompson (R-PA-15) to serve as Chairman of the House Agriculture Committee for the 118th Congress.
“Chairman Thompson has been an outspoken supporter of the meat and poultry industry and we congratulate him on his selection by his colleagues to serve as Chairman of the House Agriculture Committee,” says Meat Institute President and CEO Julie Anna Potts. “He will provide strong leadership as the Congress tackles a new Farm Bill and we look forward to working with him in his new role.”
The North American Meat Institute is the leading voice for the meat and poultry industry. The Meat Institute’s members process the vast majority of U.S. beef, pork, lamb, and poultry, as well as manufacture the equipment and ingredients needed to produce the safest and highest quality meat and poultry products.
–North American Meat Institute