On the professional barbecue stage, entrepreneur Megan Day is reigning queen, bringing Kansas City-style barbecue to national TV audiences. Together, she and her husband, Jason Day, comprise the husband-wife competition team Burnt Finger BBQ, whose barbecue and business savvy have propelled the couple to the forefront of the industry and Megan to Food Network stardom. […]

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(Elizabethtown, PA, May 29, 2018): The American Association of Meat Processors (AAMP) recently launched an internship program to provide opportunities for students and recent graduates to gain additional knowledge and experience in the meat industry. Both internship and full-time job opportunities will be available at local AAMP member businesses across the country, according to Nelson […]

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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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