IPPE Selected for 2015 Dept. of Commerce International Buyer Program
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.
Stephen Sothmann Appointed to USDA Agricultural Technical Advisory Committee for Trade (ATAC) in Animals and Animal Products
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...
FDA, FSIS, CDC Create IFSAC Web Resource
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.
CDC Report Highlights Norovirus as Leading Cause of Foodborne Illness in U.S.
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.
AMIF Funded Study Examines Natural Antimicrobials' Effectiveness on Listeria
A new study published in the journal Foodborne Pathogens and Diseaselooks at how well commercially available natural antimicrobials and postl ethality interventions control Listeria monocytogenes (Lm) growth and recovery on a Ready-to-Eat (RTE) natural and organic meat products.
Registration Now Open for AMI Foundation’s Animal Care and Handling Conference for the Food Industry
Washington, DC, July 8, 2014—The American Meat Institute Foundation (AMIF) today opened registration for its Animal Care and Handling Conference for the Food Industry, the leading animal welfare education opportunity for meat and poultry companies, their customers, and those involved in the production and management of livestock and meat products, scheduled for October 16-17, 2014 at The Westin Crown Center in Kansas City, Missouri.
AMI Submits Menu Models to Dietary Guidelines Committee Detailing How Processed Meat Products Can Play Healthy Role in Balanced, Realistic Diet
Washington, DC, July 8, 2014 – A new menu model analysis developed by a team of nutrition experts shows that processed meat and poultry products – currently consumed regularly by Americans – can fit into a healthy balanced diet, according to comments submitted by the American Meat Institute (AMI) to the 2015 Dietary Guidelines Advisory Committee (DGAC).
AMI Announces Grass Roots Communications Program to Share Facts About Meat and Poultry
Washington, DC – The American Meat Institute (AMI) today announced the launch of a new grass roots communications program aimed at increasing the industry’s communications with their customers and communities at the grass roots level....
American Meat Institute Releases Meat & Poultry Facts 2013
Washington, DC – The American Meat Institute (AMI) today released the 42nd edition of its annual publication Meat & Poultry Facts.
Survey Reveals Consumer Confusion About Antibiotic Resistance
Washington, D.C.– A new survey reveals that consumers are confused about the causes of antibiotic resistance and the use of antibiotics in livestock and poultry production...