Recent News

2015 IPPE Exhibit Sales Underway.
Sales for the 2015 International Production and Processing Expo (IPPE) have begun and are so strong initially that exhibits will be expanded into Hall C....
News Item  ·  American Meat Institute  ·  Apr 21, 2014

FSIS Updates Approved Foodborne Pathogen Test Kit List.
he USDA Food Safety and Inspection Service (FSIS) released an updated list of test kits that have been validated for detection...
News Item  ·  American Meat Institute  ·  Apr 21, 2014

New Guidance Available on Best Practices for Controlling Listeria monocytogenes in Retail Delicatessens.
The USDA Food Safety and Inspection Service (FSIS) released "FSIS Best Practices Guidance for Controlling Listeria monocytogenes (Lm) in Retail Delicatessens" which discusses steps that retailers can take to prevent listeriosis...
News Item  ·  American Meat Institute  ·  Apr 21, 2014

FSIS Requests Input on Meat Slaughter Industry Survey.
The USDA Food Safety and Inspection Service (FSIS) is planning a new survey of the meat slaughter industry to collect information on food safety practices and technologies...
News Item  ·  American Meat Institute  ·  Apr 21, 2014

FSIS Updates Notice on HACCP Plan Reassessment for NRTE Comminuted Poultry Products to Incorporate Comment Responses.
The USDA Food Safety and Inspection Service (FSIS) published its responses to comments on its HACCP Plan Reassessment for Not-Ready-to-Eat (NRTE) Comminuted Poultry Products and Related Agency Verification Procedures Notice...
News Item  ·  American Meat Institute  ·  Apr 21, 2014

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Press Releases

New Video Addresses Whether Animals Are Aware and Afraid of Being Slaughtered
Washington D.C.—The newest video in the Meat Mythcrusher series addresses one of the most common myths about the meat industry: that animals are aware and afraid of being slaughtered....
Press Release  ·  Apr 23, 2014

U.S. Meat and Poultry Groups Support Administration's Stance on TPP Negotiations
Washington, D.C. -- Five meat and poultry organizations thanked President Barack Obama for the Administration’s efforts in the ongoing Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) negotiations...
Press Release  ·  Apr 17, 2014

American Meat Institute General Members Vote to Proceed With North American Meat Association Merger
Washington, DC—American Meat Institute (AMI) General Members today voted unanimously to proceed with a merger with the North American Meat Association (NAMA)...
Press Release  ·  Apr 16, 2014

American Meat Institute Honors 120 Meat and Poultry Plants with Environmental Recognition Awards
Kansas City, MO — The American Meat Institute (AMI) presented 119 plants with Environmental Recognition awards during its 2014 Conference on Worker Safety, Human Resources and the Environment at the Westin Crown Center, Kansas City, Missouri...
Press Release  ·  Apr 14, 2014

135 Meat and Poultry Plants Recognized for Worker Safety Performance
Kansas City, MO.— The American Meat Institute (AMI) awarded 135 meat and poultry plants for achieving high levels of safety performance. The awards were presented at the AMI 2014 Conference on Worker Safety, Human Resources and the Environment, at the Westin Crown Center in Kansas City....
Press Release  ·  Apr 14, 2014

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