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The latest Trade and Market Statistics Report with data through August is now available. Total beef and pork export volumes and values are both up over the same period in 2013...
News Item  ·  American Meat Institute  ·  Oct 21, 2014


The Five Nations Beef Alliance (FNBA) issued a statement urging Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) leaders and negotiators not to sacrifice their import reform ambition for political expediency...
News Item  ·  American Meat Institute  ·  Oct 21, 2014


HHS and USDA today jointly issued a notice in the Federal Register announcing the sixth meeting of the 2015 Dietary Guidelines Advisory Committee (DGAC)...
News Item  ·  American Meat Institute  ·  Oct 21, 2014


The USDA Food Safety and Inspection Service (FSIS) will conduct a survey of the meat slaughter and processing industry to add to FSIS' understanding of the practices and technologies used to control pathogens and promote food safety...
News Item  ·  American Meat Institute  ·  Oct 21, 2014


USDA's Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service (APHIS) Veterinary Services has stopped collecting samples from calves less than 12 months of age as part of its ongoing bovine spongiform encephalopathy (BSE) surveillance testing...
News Item  ·  American Meat Institute  ·  Oct 21, 2014


USDA's Food Safety and Inspection Service (FSIS) issued three notices related to poultry slaughter inspection...
News Item  ·  American Meat Institute  ·  Oct 21, 2014


The World Trade Organization (WTO) ruled in favor of Canada and Mexico in their dispute of the U.S. Country of Origin Labeling (COOL) rule...
News Item  ·  American Meat Institute  ·  Oct 20, 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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