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NBC’s Today Show kicked off today as National Hot Dog with a two minute segment featuring National Hot Dog Sausage Council facts and figures. The segment posed trivia question to viewers, detailed the top hot dog-eating cities and asked viewers to Tweet their preferences for #mustard or #ketchup.
News Item  ·  American Meat Institute  ·  Jul 23, 2014


The 2015 International Production & Processing Expo (IPPE) has been named one of 24 companies nationwide to participate in the Department of Commerce’s International Buyer Program.
News Item  ·  American Meat Institute  ·  Jul 16, 2014


Stephen Sothmann, president of the U.S. Hide, Skin and Leather Association, has been appointed to the Agricultural Technical Advisory Committee for Trade (ATAC) in Animals and Animal Products...
News Item  ·  American Meat Institute  ·  Jun 26, 2014


The FDA, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) and USDA's Food Safety and Inspection Service (FSIS) have developed an online resource about the Interagency Food Safety Analytics Collaboration (IFSAC) that highlights their work and creates an ongoing resource to share information with the public.
News Item  ·  American Meat Institute  ·  Jun 11, 2014


A new report from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) calls norovirus the leading cause of disease outbreaks from contaminated food in the U.S.
News Item  ·  American Meat Institute  ·  Jun 11, 2014

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SEMA to receive exhibit floor space in first-time cooperation Washington, DC- The U.S. Poultry and Egg Association (USPOULTRY), the American Feed Industry Association (AFIA) and the American Meat Institute (AMI) today announced that the Southeastern Meat Association (SEMA) will exhibit...
Press Release  ·  Sep 22, 2014


Washington D.C.—The American Meat Institute (AMI) and the American Meat Science Association (AMSA) today released a series of five new Meat MythCrusher videos each addressing common myths surrounding antibiotic use in livestock and poultry production and antibiotic resistance.
Press Release  ·  Sep 18, 2014


“We appreciate the White House’s careful look at the complex issue of antibiotic resistance and we share the view that antibiotics are assets to human and veterinary medicine that should be used thoughtfully and appropriately...
Press Release  ·  Sep 18, 2014


Annual AMI Environmental Recognition and Achievement Awards to be Presented at Reception Washington, DC- The American Meat Institute Foundation (AMIF) today announced that the AMIF Environmental Conference for the Meat and Poultry Industry will take place on January 26-27, 2015 at...
Press Release  ·  Sep 4, 2014


Washington, D.C. – Exports of United States hide, skin and leather products have continued the record-setting pace from 2013, marking one of the most successful periods the industry has seen to date.
Press Release  ·  Aug 12, 2014

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