Influenza


AMI Memos

Workplace Information about H1N1 Flu (April 29, 2009)

Worker Safety Influenza Update (April 28, 2009)

Influenza Update (April 27, 2009)


Crisis Resources

Novel H1N1 Crisis Book (Fall 2009)


AMI Press Releases/News Stories

Press Releases

USDA Research: Pork from Pigs Exposed to H1N1 Safe to Eat (January 21, 2010)

OIE: Recent Identification of H1N1 in Animals Not Cause for Alarm or Trade Restrictions (November 6, 2009)

USDA Confirms Novel H1N1 in Pigs; AMI Assures Consumers That Pork is Safe (October 19, 2009)

USDA Holds Media Briefings on H1N1 Preparation Efforts; Urges Outlets to Drop 'Swine Flu' Label (September 11, 2009)

Media Urged to Correct Inaccurate References to `Swine Flu' More Accurate Name for Human Illnesses Occurring Now is `North American Flu (April 28, 2009)

U.S. Pork is Safe and Not a Source of Influenza (April 27, 2009)

News Stories
U.S., Canada and Mexican Agriculture Heads Urge Trading Partners to Not Use H1N1 Virus as an Excuse to Create Trade Barriers (May 7, 2009)

Secretary Vilsack and Minister Ritz Reaffirm Support for Pork Industry (May 6, 2009)

International Organizations Stress Pork Safety in Joint H1N1 Statement  (May 5, 2009)

Canada Reports Confirmed H1N1 Infection in Pigs After Farm Worker Visits Mexico and Becomes Ill (May 3, 2009)
 
Hybrid Flu Virus Spreading Globally Renamed "2009 H1N1 Flu" (April 30, 2009)

OIE Says Pork Trade Bans Unjustified; No Cases of North American Influenza Found in Swine (April 29, 2009)

AMI Works to Set Record Straight on North American Flu, Telling Consumers That Pork Is Safe (April 27, 2009)


Employee Information

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General Recommendations and Good Work Practices for Those Working with Swine Animals

DOWNLOAD General Health Recommendations Provided by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention Regarding Influenza



Guidance for Businesses and Employers

CDC Interim Guidance for Workers at Commercial Swine Farms to Prevent Spread of Novel H1N1 (November 6, 2009)

Guidance for Businesses and Employers to Plan and Respond to the 2009-2010 Influenza Season (August, 19, 2009)

CDC: Advice on How Long People with Flu Should Stay Home (August, 5, 2009)

Guidance on Preparing Workplaces for an Influenza Pandemic (OSHA)

U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (Human Resources Policy Guidance)

EEOC Links (Employment Discrimination and the 2009 H1N1 Flu Virus)


Links

H1N1 Trade Updates

Influenza Fact Sheet

World Health Organization

CDC: Preventing the Flu

Pandemic Flu Info

Swine Flu, Guidance for Professionals

Consumer Information

Food Marketing Institute Consumer H1N1 Brochures in English and Spanish

http://www.meatsafety.org/