Spring has arrived as daylight savings time and the melting snow has signaled the change in seasons with the promise of longer days and warmer temperatures. This time of year gets a lot busier around the AAMP office as preparations for the annual convention, July 15-17, in Oklahoma City are in full effect. Having had […]

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The American Association of Meat Processors announced today its support for H.R. 1258 and S.370, Strengthening Local Processing Act, legislation that provides many of the critical items to help small processors improve and grow their businesses. The Strengthening Local Processing Act provides small plants with the funds needed to grow and expand, and supports a scale-appropriate […]

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New OSHA guidance seeks to mitigate, prevent viral spread in the workplace WASHINGTON, DC – The U.S. Department of Labor announced today that its Occupational Safety and Health Administration has issued stronger worker safety guidance to help employers and workers implement a coronavirus prevention program and better identify risks which could lead to exposure and contraction. […]

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WASHINGTON — The Internal Revenue Service urges employers to take advantage of the newly-extended employee retention credit, designed to make it easier for businesses that, despite challenges posed by COVID-19, choose to keep their employees on the payroll. The Taxpayer Certainty and Disaster Tax Relief Act of 2020, enacted Dec. 27, 2020, made a number […]

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Starting January 1 of this year, the FDA’s new Nutrition Facts Label and Serving Size Guidelines have gone into effect for manufacturers with less than $10 million in annual food sales. It has been some time since we have received any new developments from the USDA on their ruling on the revised Nutrient Facts Panel […]

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