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We encourage comments and discussion that support making informed decisions regarding the meat your family enjoys. Please be aware of the following policies for the TheMeatWeEat Facebook, Instagram, Twitter and Pinterest pages:

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Comments are welcome at any time. We will moderate comments between 8:30 am and 5:30 pm Monday through Friday, excluding federal holidays. We intend to moderate comments submitted at other times as soon as possible on the next business day. Members of the media are asked to pose your questions to the AMSA office directly at 800-517-2672, ext. 12, and to refrain from submitting questions via a posted comment. Media questions or comments will be removed from posts and addressed on an individual basis; media questions or comments will not be reposted by AMSA to its social media sites.

Video Podcasts and Webinars

  • Grass or grain? Is there a definitively sustainable beef production system?


    The webinar examined the science relating to grass-fed and grain-fed beef in terms of sustainable... read more »

  • 2015-2020 Dietary Guidelines for Americans Update


    Kris Sollid, Registered Dietitian with the International Food Information Council and Sarah Romo... read more »

  • Meat in the Diet


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Social Media

  • We know that food safety is a major concern you face as a consumer. Here are some simple steps that you can follow to ensure that you are feeding your family the safest food possible. When preparing food, just follow the 4 C’s of food safety: Clean, don’t Cross Contaminate, Cook, and Chill.
  • Fun Fact Friday! September is Food Safety Month! So here is a review of all things food safety for meats you need to know!
  • Fun Fact Friday! Many people are afraid to get frozen product because they will have to thaw it. But it's not that bad! Here's everything you need to know about thawing meat products!
  • Did you know pork only has to be cooked to an internal temperature of 145 degrees Fahrenheit? For more safe cooking temperatures check out our newly added article on!
  • Trivia Tuesday! What is the most common cut of meat used for fajitas?