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RealClearPolitics last week convened a panel of experts for Politics of the Plate: The Evolution of American Food Policy , an event where experts discussed the 2015 Dietary Guidelines for Americans development process and argued that they are being developed based upon faulty...
News Item  ·  American Meat Institute  ·  Nov 26, 2014


USDA’s Food Safety and Inspection Service (FSIS) published in the Federal Register its analysis of the estimated costs and benefits associated with implementing non-O157 STEC testing on beef manufacturing trimmings, and the costs and benefits associated...
News Item  ·  American Meat Institute  ·  Nov 26, 2014


USDA and FDA will hold a public meeting January 13, 2015, to provide information and receive public comments on agenda items and draft U.S. positions that will be discussed at the 24th session of the Codex Committee on Fats and Oils (CCFO) of the Codex Alimentarius Commission...
News Item  ·  American Meat Institute  ·  Nov 25, 2014


USDA’s Food Safety and Inspection Service (FSIS)  published a directive  providing instructions to FSIS personnel for making initial determinations of equivalence regarding foreign food safety systems. The directive outlines the roles and responsibilities of FSIS personnel...
News Item  ·  American Meat Institute  ·  Nov 25, 2014


VIVO , a web application used internally by USDA scientists since 2012 to allow better national networking across disciplines and locations, is now available to the public. USDA VIVO aims to link interdisciplinary researchers with peers and potential collaborators to solve food...
News Item  ·  American Meat Institute  ·  Nov 25, 2014

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Press Releases


Washington D.C.— Housing systems for pregnant sows have become an issue of controversy and confusion, but a new Meat MythCrusher video takes viewers on a tour of a sow housing operation to explain the complex humane handling considerations that go into housing systems for pregnant sows...
Press Release  ·  Nov 3, 2014


Washington, D.C.--The American Meat Institute (AMI) and North American Meat Association (NAMA) released the following joint statement regarding today’s World Trade Organization (WTO) decision on Canada’s and Mexico’s dispute of the U.S. Country of Origin Labeling (COOL) rule....
Press Release  ·  Oct 20, 2014


Tucker, Ga.--The International Production & Processing Expo (IPPE) is launching the third annual Young Leaders “30 under 30” program, which targets young professionals who normally would not have the financial resources or opportunity to attend IPPE.
Press Release  ·  Oct 7, 2014


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

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