AMI Adds Brandon Beshears To Legislative Affairs Team
The American Meat Institute added Brandon Beshears to its legislative affairs team, helping represent AMI members on Capitol Hill. FULL STORY »
Virginia Secretary Of Agriculture Requests Economic Analysis Of Proposed GIPSA Rule
The Virginia Secretary of Agriculture is requesting a comprehensive economic impact analysis of the proposed (GIPSA) livestock marketing rule, citing concern that the proposed rule would have a negative impact on Virginia’s livestock and poultry industries. FULL STORY »
AMIF Releases 2010 Year In Review
The AMI Foundation’s 2010 Year in Review is now available. Over the past 12 months, the Foundation funded 12 research projects and held various food safety educational programs for the meat and poultry industry. FULL STORY »
AMI: USDA To Publish Proposed Rule On New Nutrition Requirements For School Meals
The United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) will publish a proposed rule tomorrow in the Federal Register that revises meal patterns and nutritional requirements for the National School Lunch Program and the School Breakfast Program in an effort to align them with the 2005 “Dietary Guidelines for Americans,” as required by the Richard B. Russell National School Lunch Act.
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AMI, Other Industry Associations, Call For Additional 'Safe Harbors' For Meat & Poultry Industry
AMI, in partnership with a number of industry associations, is urging the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Food Safety and Inspection Service and the Agriculture Research Service to strongly support a preventive approach to assure food safety. FULL STORY »
AMI's Booren Urges President's Council Of Advisors On Science & Technology To Increase Funding For Ag Research
Increased funding for agricultural research is essential to sustain the progress that has been made in enhancing food safety, according to AMI Foundation Director of Scientific Affairs Betsy Booren, Ph.D., in oral comments given today at a meeting of the President's Council of Advisors on Science and Technology. FULL STORY »
U.S. Transportation Department Releases Initial Concept Document For Long Haul Cross-Border Mexican Trucking Program
U.S. Transportation Secretary Ray LaHood today shared with Congress and the government of Mexico an initial concept document regarding the implementation of a long haul cross-border Mexican trucking program. This is the first step in renewing negotiations with Mexico on the ongoing trucking issue.
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AMI: U.S. Transportation Department Releases Initial Concept Document For Long Haul Cross-Border Mexican Trucking Program
U.S. Transportation Secretary Ray LaHood today shared with Congress and the government of Mexico an initial concept document regarding the implementation of a long haul cross-border Mexican trucking program. FULL STORY »
AMI: Russia Announces 2011 TRQ Quantities; Increases Beef Allocation
Russia’s Ministry of Economic Development (MED) has announced the initial distribution of 2011 tariff-rate quotas (TRQ) quantities to importers, which includes an increase U.S. frozen beef quota allocation from 21,700 to 41,700 MT while making the equivalent reduction to “other countries.” FULL STORY »
2011 Annual Meat Conference Workshops To Focus On Nutrition, Food Safety & More
The Annual Meat Conference, to be held February 20-22, 2011, at the Hyatt Regency in Dallas, Texas, will feature seven concurrent workshops on some of the most pertinent issues facing the meat industry today.
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AMI: Major Changes Predicted For Restaurant Industry In 2011
As the nation begins to emerge from recession, changes are on the way for the restaurant industry in 2011, according to Technomic, a leading foodservice research and consulting firm.
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