NBC Today Show Kicks Off National Hot Dog Day Today With Segment Featuring Council Information
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.
IPPE Selected for 2015 Dept. of Commerce International Buyer Program
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.
Stephen Sothmann Appointed to USDA Agricultural Technical Advisory Committee for Trade (ATAC) in Animals and Animal Products
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...
FDA, FSIS, CDC Create IFSAC Web Resource
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.
CDC Report Highlights Norovirus as Leading Cause of Foodborne Illness in U.S.
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.
Five New Meat MythCrusher Videos Address Common Misperceptions About Antibiotic Use and Resistance
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.
AMI Statement on White House Antibiotics Reports
“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...
AMI Foundation Environmental Conference for the Meat and Poultry Industry Scheduled for IPPE
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...
U.S. Hide, Skin and Leather Industry Exports $1.43 Billion of Product in First Half of 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.
New Video Tour Shows How Ground Beef and Hamburgers are Made
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....