News Articles


The National Labor Relations Board (NLRB) found that the International Longshore and Warehouse Union (ILWU) was guilty of orchestrating intentional slowdowns at Port of Portland's container Terminal 6.
News Item  ·  American Meat Institute  ·  Jun 11, 2014


AMI posted a new article to Buzz Feed's community section featuring the "Ten Mistakes You Don't Want to Make During Grilling Season."
News Item  ·  American Meat Institute  ·  Jun 11, 2014


The Department of Transportation Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA) announced that drivers of vehicles hauling livestock will be granted a one-year exemption from the 30-minute break requirement during the first eight hours of a shift.
News Item  ·  American Meat Institute  ·  Jun 11, 2014


In response to the significant impact porcine epidemic diarrhea virus (PEDv) and porcine deltacoronavirus (PDCoV) are having on U.S. pork producers, USDA announced $26.2 million in funding to combat the diseases.
News Item  ·  American Meat Institute  ·  Jun 11, 2014


The USDA Food Safety and Inspection Service (FSIS) has updated its export library for China with new requirements for U.S. pork and pork products.
News Item  ·  American Meat Institute  ·  Jun 11, 2014

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Press Releases


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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