By Nelson Gaydos, Outreach Specialist I recently read an article in The National Provisioner by Andrew Lorenz from We R Food Safety! titled: “Foodborne Illness Estimates: Fascinating and Misleading” (thank you Darla Kiesel for pointing it out to me) and I felt the need to comment on it. The article explains how even correct statistics relating to […]

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Dr. Joe Sebranek, and Dr. Joe Cordray Two Iowa State University professors have been named 2016 inductees to the national Meat Industry Hall of Fame. Joseph Cordray and Joseph Sebranek, professors in the Department of Animal Science, were honored last night, along with five other industry leaders, at the International Production and Processing Expo (IPPE17) in […]

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Long-time AAMP member James Larry Peterson, age 71, passed away on Sunday, January 22, 2017 at the rehab at Good Samaritan Society-Lodi, in Lodi, WI. He was born on September 1, 1945, the son of Lawrence and Eunice (Thompson) Peterson, Fairview, Wisconsin. Jim graduated high school in Richland Center. Jim and his wife Mary were […]

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By Chris Young, Executive Director ASSESSMENT AND VERIFICATION REVIEWS OF AN OFFICIAL LIVESTOCK ESTABLISHMENT’S ROBUST SYSTEMATIC APPROACH PLAN FOR HUMANE HANDLING AND SLAUGHTER This notice provides instructions to FSIS Public Health Veterinarians (PHVs), inspection program personnel (IPP) and District Veterinary Medical Specialists (DVMSs) about assessing and informing official livestock establishments whether their written systematic approach […]

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Ryan F. Quarles has been selected as the keynote speaker for the 2017 AAMP Convention in Lexington, Kentucky, July 20-22.  Ryan grew up on his family’s farm in Scott County, coming from a family that has lived in central Kentucky for over 200 years. Ryan completed three undergraduate majors and two graduate degrees in just […]

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