Monthly Archives: March 2014

Alliance to explore ‘antibiotics endgame’ at Stakeholders Summit

March 31, 2014
Alliance to explore ‘antibiotics endgame’ at Stakeholders Summit

ARLINGTON, Va. — The Animal Agriculture Alliance has announced the speakers on a panel about antibiotics at its 13th annual Stakeholders Summit, themed “Cracking the Millennial Code,” to be held May 8-9 at the Renaissance Arlington Capital View Hotel in Crystal City, Va. Representatives from Panera Bread Co., Perdue Farms and Certified Angus Beef...

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NAMA board votes on merger

March 31, 2014

WASHINGTON — The North American Meat Association (NAMA) board of directors has voted to proceed with a merger with the American Meat Institute. AMI’s members will vote on the merger in April. If AMI members also agree to merge, the merger will be effective Jan. 1, 2015. “NAMA’s vote is welcome news. A merger...

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CAST video examines animal feed versus human food

March 28, 2014
CAST video examines animal feed versus human food

AMES, Iowa — Consumers have increasing questions about animal agriculture and whether or not it’s good or bad. Many are concerned that animal agriculture takes away human food supplies and wastes resources. The Council for Agricultural Science and Technology (CAST) wants to help answer those questions and help consumers learn about the role animals...

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Farm to table symposium set for New Orleans

March 28, 2014

NEW ORLEANS — The Farm To Table International Symposium (F2Ti) announces food pioneer Michel Nischan as honorary chairman of its 2014 event. F2Ti is an annual event that brings together the leading practitioners in the burgeoning farm-to-table movement to explore the cultivation, distribution and consumption of food and drink sourced locally, and will be...

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AEB elects new Executive Committee

March 27, 2014
AEB elects new Executive Committee

PARK RIDGE, Ill. — The American Egg Board  has elected Paul Sauder of R.W. Sauder Inc. based in Lititz, Pa., as  chairman of the 2014 Executive Committee. “Every decision, every action, we take as a board should be made through the lens of whether the effort will help drive egg consumption during my term...

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