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May 08, 2013, 13:08 ET

American Meat Institute Releases Video Tour of Pork Plant Hosted By Animal Welfare Expert Temple Grandin, Ph.D.

 The American Meat Institute (AMI) today released a video tour of a pork slaughter plant hosted by leading animal welfare expert Temple...

May 02, 2013, 11:20 ET

American Meat Institute Unveils New Facebook Page That Speaks Universal Language: 'Meat'

 Meat.  It has been a part of our diets for millions of years. It inspires celebration from bacon festivals to Meat Week to meat art and...

Aug 13, 2012, 11:02 ET

American Meat Institute Foundation Unveils 15th Anniversary Edition of Animal Care & Handling Guidelines & Audit Guide

Temple Grandin-Authored Guide Spurs Dramatic Changes In Livestock Handling at Meat Plants Over Two Decades  The American Meat Institute...

Apr 24, 2012, 16:59 ET

Federal Surveillance System Worked to Detect BSE Case in California Cow

  Consumers Can Be Assured that U.S. Beef Remains Safe The following is a statement by AMI Executive Vice President James H....

Mar 29, 2012, 12:19 ET

AMI Newsroom Advisory: Lean Finely Textured Beef is NOT Pink Slime!

 The American Meat Institute is urging media to stop using the term pink slime to describe lean finely textured beef (LFTB). The Institute...

Mar 26, 2012, 17:53 ET

Statement of the American Meat Institute About Impact of 'Pink Slime' Scare Campaign

The following is a statement by AMI President J. Patrick Boyle: "Congratulations, ABC World News. Your relentless coverage and uninformed...

Mar 12, 2012, 17:25 ET

American Meat Institute Foundation Says Red and Processed Meats Are Safe and Healthy Components of a Balanced Diet

American Meat Institute Foundation Says Red and Processed Meats Are Safe and Healthy Components of a Balanced Diet Disputes Harvard study...

Mar 08, 2012, 12:13 ET

Boneless Lean Beef Trimmings (BLBT) is a Safe and Wholesome Beef Product Made by Separating Lean Beef from Fat

 The following is a statement by American Meat Institute President J. Patrick Boyle: "Boneless lean beef trimmings (BLBT) is a...

Mar 01, 2012, 07:12 ET

Nutrition Information for Fresh Meat and Poultry Products Will Showcase High Nutrient Value in Meat & Poultry Products

 "On March 1, nutrition labels will be required on ground meat and poultry packages and on or near major cuts of meat and poultry sold in...

Feb 21, 2012, 14:39 ET

Price Takes on Greater Role in Meat & Poultry Purchasing Decisions

Seventh Annual 'Power of Meat' Research Highlights Latest Meat & Poultry Shopping Trends The impact of the economy and higher prices...

Sep 01, 2011, 09:43 ET

New Poll: Many U.S. Adults Unaware of Key Food Safety Practices

Eight in 10 adults who cook hamburgers or poultry burgers do not use thermometer to determine doneness Summer may be waning, but with Labor Day...

Aug 03, 2011, 21:55 ET

American Meat Institute Says U.S. Turkey Supply Is Safe

The American Meat Institute offered reassurances about U.S. turkey safety following news of a ground turkey recall.  "The U.S. turkey supply...

Jul 14, 2011, 14:08 ET

New Website Explains Corn-Based Ethanol's Connection to Rising Meat and Poultry Prices, Urges Consumers to Take Action

Online Petition Seeks Support for End to Corn-based Ethanol's Federal Support The connection between rising food prices and federal support for...

Apr 15, 2011, 12:54 ET

Federal Data Show That U.S. Meat & Poultry Is Safe, Says American Meat Institute

Pew Study Misleads Consumers About Public Health Significance of Staphylococcus aureus From Food Sources A new Pew Commission-funded study...

Apr 07, 2011, 11:20 ET

American Meat Institute Urges Administration to Classify Meat Inspectors As 'Essential Personnel' Not Subject to Work Stoppage if Government Closes

Without Inspectors, Meat and Poultry Plants May Not Operate The American Meat Institute (AMI) today urged the Obama administration to classify...

Mar 31, 2011, 07:19 ET

MLB Ballparks Predicted to Serve Almost 22.5 Million Hot Dogs in 2011

Although stadium menus continue to expand faster than franks on a hot grill, fans still relish the hot dog as their favorite food at the ballpark,...

Feb 07, 2011, 14:10 ET

President Obama Should Withdraw Proposed GIPSA Livestock Marketing Rule As He Seeks to Encourage Business Investment

Proposed Rule Creates Uncertainty and Uncertainty Discourages Business Investment President Obama's speech today to the U.S. Chamber of Commerce...

Jan 31, 2011, 12:53 ET

American Meat Institute Says 2010 Dietary Guidelines Affirm Role of Meat and Poultry in a Healthy Balanced Diet

Meat and Poultry are Among Most Nutrient-Dense Foods – The Very Foods Recommended By the Guidelines ***Note to Broadcast Media:...

Dec 15, 2010, 17:25 ET

New CDC Data Estimates of Foodborne Illnesses, Coupled With FoodNet Data Trends, Suggest That Safety of U.S. Food Supply is Improving

The American Meat Institute said it was encouraged by the finding of two new papers released by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention...

Oct 21, 2010, 12:55 ET

USDA Proposed Rule on Livestock Marketing Could Cost U.S. 104,000 Jobs and Reduces GDP by $14 Billion, New Economic Impact Study Shows

An estimated 104,000 Americans could lose their jobs if a new U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) regulatory proposal is finalized, according to...

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