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Tyson Foods, Inc (Arkansas) : The first United States food company to verify sustainable beef production practices at scale

(Worldkings.org) Tyson Foods has become the first U.S. food company to verify sustainable beef production practices at scale, launching a beef transparency program on more than 5 million acres of cattle grazing land.

Eli Lilly and Company (Indiana) : The first company to mass-produce the polio vaccine developed by Jonas Salk, and insulin in the United States

(uskings.us) Eli Lilly and Company is an American pharmaceutical company headquartered in Indianapolis, Indiana, with offices in 18 countries. Its products are sold in approximately 125 countries. Lilly's notable achievements include being the first company to mass-produce the polio vaccine developed by Jonas Salk, and insulin.

National Association of Realtors (Chicago) : The largest trade association for the real estate industry in the United States

(usking.us) The National Association of Realtors (NAR), whose member brokers are known as Realtors (member agents are known as Realtor associates), is a North American trade association for those who work in the real estate industry. It has over 1.3 million members, including NAR's institutes, societies, and councils, involved in all aspects of the residential and commercial real estate industries. NAR also functions as a self-regulatory organization for real estate brokerage. The organization is headquartered in Chicago.

The John Stevens Shop (Rhode Island) : The oldest continuously operating businesses in the United States

(Uskings.org) The John Stevens Shop, founded in 1705, is a stone carving business on Thames Street in Newport, Rhode Island, that is one of the oldest continuously operating businesses in the United States.

American Negro Academy (Washington. DC) : The first organization in the United States to support African-American academic scholarship

(WorldKings.org) The American Negro Academy (ANA), founded in Washington, DC in 1897, was the first organization in the United States to support African-American academic scholarship. It operated until 1928, and encouraged African Americans to undertake classical academic studies and liberal arts.

Association for Computing Machinery (New York City) : The largest scientific and educational computing society in the United States

(uskings.us) The Association for Computing Machinery (ACM) is a US-based international learned society for computing. It was founded in 1947 and is the largest scientific and educational computing society in the U.S.

Fernley & Fernley, Inc (Philadelphia) : The first Association Management Company (AMC) in the United States

(uskings.us) Fernley & Fernley, Inc., based in Philadelphia and founded in 1886, was the first association management company in the United States.

Biotechnology Innovation Organization ( Washington, D.C) : The largest trade organization in the United States that represents the biotechnology industry

(uskings.us) The Biotechnology Innovation Organization (BIO) is the largest trade organization in the world that represents the biotechnology industry.

Time magazine (New York City) : The first weekly news magazine in the United States

(uskings.us) Since its debut in New York City on March 3, 1923, Time magazine was first published based in New York City by Briton Hadden and Henry Luce, making it the first weekly news magazine in the United States.

Tassajara Zen Mountain Center (California) : The first Japanese Buddhist Sōtō Zen monastery in the United States

(uskings.us) The Tassajara Zen Mountain Center in the Ventana Wilderness area of the Los Padres National Forest, southeast of Carmel-by-the-Sea, California, is the oldest Japanese Buddhist Sōtō Zen monastery in the United States and the first Zen monastery established outside Asia.

The President (California) : The oldest-known living sequoia in the United States

(uskings.us) The President is a giant sequoia located in the Giant Forest of Sequoia National Park in the United States, east of Visalia, California. he President is the third-largest tree in the world, measured by volume of trunk, and the oldest-known living sequoia, about 3,200 years old (as of 2020)

Kroger (Ohio) : The first grocery retailer in America to test an electronic scanner

(Uskings.us) The Kroger Company, or simply Kroger, is an American retail company founded by Bernard Kroger in 1883 in Cincinnati, Ohio. It is the United States' largest supermarket by revenue ($121.16 billion for fiscal year 2019), and the second-largest general retailer (behind Walmart). In 1972, Kroger became the first grocery retailer in America to test an electronic scanner.

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