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The U.S. Hide, Skin and Leather Association (USHSLA) announced that China has agreed to resume imports of U.S. pig and sow skins to the mainland, lifting a 2009 ban on these products related to unsubstantiated allegations of H1-N1 "swine flu" outbreaks...
News Item  ·  American Meat Institute  ·  Oct 28, 2014


On Thursday, October 23, nine Senators wrote to Environmental Protection Agency Administrator Gina McCarthy, Secretary of the Army John McHugh, and Secretary of Agriculture Tom Vilsack to request the withdrawal of the Waters of the United States Interpretive Rule...
News Item  ·  American Meat Institute  ·  Oct 28, 2014


USDA's Food Safety and Inspection Service (FSIS) posted a compliance guide outlining measures establishments that produce ready-to-cook (RTC) poultry can implement to meet new chilling requirements that became effective on October 20, 2014, under the final Modernization of Poultry Slaughter Inspection rule...
News Item  ·  American Meat Institute  ·  Oct 28, 2014


A new Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) rule modifying reporting requirements for severe injuries/illnesses and fatalities will go into effect on January 1, 2015...
News Item  ·  American Meat Institute  ·  Oct 28, 2014


FDA has announced that it will hold a public meeting to discuss changes to four rules originally proposed in 2013 to implement the Food Safety Modernization Act (FSMA)...
News Item  ·  American Meat Institute  ·  Oct 28, 2014


The National Hot Dog and Sausage Council (NHDSC) released new survey data showing that Italian sausage is the most popular style of sausage in the U.S...
News Item  ·  American Meat Institute  ·  Oct 27, 2014


Nearly 500 attendees joined the AMI Foundation (AMIF) and North American Meat Association (NAMA) for a variety of education events over the last two weeks covering several key industry topics...
News Item  ·  American Meat Institute  ·  Oct 27, 2014

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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


“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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