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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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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


Washington, D.C.—Ground beef and hamburgers are two of America’s most beloved meat products, yet also among the most misunderstood when it comes to how they’re made....
Press Release  ·  Jul 31, 2014


  Washington, D.C.  – The American Meat Institute (AMI) is disappointed with a decision issued today by the U.S. Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit denying a request for a preliminary injunction to block implementation of the U.S. Department of...
Press Release  ·  Jul 30, 2014


Washington, D.C.—More than 1,000 Capitol Hill lawmakers, staff, meat industry representatives and members of the media will fill the Rayburn House Office Building Courtyard today to celebrate July as National Hot Dog Month at the American Meat Institute (AMI) Annual Hot Dog Lunch on Capitol Hill...
Press Release  ·  Jul 23, 2014


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.
Press Release  ·  Jul 8, 2014

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