Press Release Archives

April 06, 2010

AMI Foundation Releases 2010 Edition of Animal Care & Handling Guidelines

New Transportation Audit Featured In Latest Version.

October 30, 2009

American Meat Institute Condemns Veal Calf Abuse at Packing Plant in Vermont

Attribute Statement to Janet M. Riley, AMI senior vice president of public affairs and member services and Animal Welfare Committee liaison: The treatment of veal calves in a Vermont veal plant depicted in an undercover video is abhorrent, inconsistent with industry recommendations and...

April 08, 2009

Worldwide Food Expo Super Session to Feature Conversation with Autistic Animal Handling Expert Temple Grandin, Ph.D.

Book author and leading animal welfare expert Temple Grandin, Ph.D., associate professor of animal science at Colorado State University, will speak about her life with autism and her work in improving animal welfare in the meat and dairy industries during a special "Super Session" at Worldwide...

January 30, 2008

AMI Says Practices in Meat Plant Video “Disturbing”

The practices shown in a just-released video filmed in a meat plant in California are disturbing and stand in sharp contrast to animal handling practices in the meat industry broadly, the American Meat Institute (AMI) said today.