NLRB Finds Portland Port Workers Guilty of Intentional Slowdown
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.
New AMI Buzz Feed Article Highlights Top Grilling Season Mistakes
AMI posted a new article to Buzz Feed's community section featuring the "Ten Mistakes You Don't Want to Make During Grilling Season."
FMCSA to Provide Exemption to Break Requirements for Drivers Hauling Livestock
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.
USDA Announces Funding and Federal Order to Combat PEDv
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.
FSIS Announces New Ractopamine Control Requirements for Pork Exported to China
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.
Southeastern Meat Association to Exhibit at the 2015 International Production & Processing Expo
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...
Five New Meat MythCrusher Videos Address Common Misperceptions About Antibiotic Use and Resistance
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.
AMI Statement on White House Antibiotics Reports
“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...
AMI Foundation Environmental Conference for the Meat and Poultry Industry Scheduled for IPPE
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...
U.S. Hide, Skin and Leather Industry Exports $1.43 Billion of Product in First Half of 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.