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The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) said it will not release the 2014 applicable percentage standards under the Renewable Fuel Standard (RFS) program before the end of 2014. EPA attributes the delay to the extensive comments and controversy...
News Item  ·  American Meat Institute  ·  Nov 24, 2014


As part of the International Meat Secretariat, AMI joined leading organizations from around the world in a statement of support to the Second International Conference on Nutrition (ICN2). "Food and nutrition security are...
News Item  ·  American Meat Institute  ·  Nov 24, 2014


National Geographic aired a six part series on food called " Eat: The Story of Food ." The series featured a segment dedicated to carnivores including the evolution of meat eating, popularity of BBQ, hamburgers and hot dogs, production efficiencies as well as future opportunities. The...
News Item  ·  American Meat Institute  ·  Nov 24, 2014


The International Production and Processing Expo (IPPE) is now accepting press releases from 2015 exhibitors announcing their participation in the upcoming trade show, scheduled for January 27-29, 2015, in Atlanta, Georgia. The releases will be posted on the  'Exhibitor Press...
News Item  ·  American Meat Institute  ·  Nov 24, 2014


AMI joined the Agriculture Transportation Coalition  in a letter  to President Obama urging action to resolve the west coast port crisis. The letter outlines several direct impacts of the port labor dispute across agriculture including "long-term negative consequences for...
News Item  ·  American Meat Institute  ·  Nov 24, 2014

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Press Releases


Washington D.C.— Housing systems for pregnant sows have become an issue of controversy and confusion, but a new Meat MythCrusher video takes viewers on a tour of a sow housing operation to explain the complex humane handling considerations that go into housing systems for pregnant sows...
Press Release  ·  Nov 3, 2014


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

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