Published by Meatingplace.com November 14, 2016 Source: http://www.meatingplace.com/Industry/TechnicalArticles/Details/60458 An April 2016 GAO industrial safety/health report centering on the meat/poultry industry revealed a marked decline of reported injuries/illness rates from the year 2004 through 2013. The rates dropped from 9.8 cases per 100 full-time workers in 2004 to 5.7 in 2013. However, the report highlighted that […]

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It’s Your Opportunity to Recognize Fellow AAMP Members Now is your chance to nominate your fellow AAMP members for the following awards: Cured Meats Hall of Fame – This recognizes individuals who have produced superior products over a number of years and who have shown a willingness to share their knowledge and expertise with others.  […]

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The FAO Meat Price Index dropped 1.1 percent less than its revised value for September. However, quotations for most types of meat are still at historic highs and the Index stands 11.5 percent above its 2013 levels, principally because of strong bovine meat prices. In October 2014, the quotations of bovine meat and, especially, pig meat […]

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Secretary of Agriculture Tom Vilsack told the DTN/The Progressive Farmer that the Obama Administration will appeal the World Trade Organizations (WTO) ruling against the U.S. country of origin labeling (COOL) rule, but it would not appeal until sometime in January. The WTO says the delay is because it cannot process any additional appeals before then, […]

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