In conjunction with the 100-year anniversary of the Federal Meat Inspection Act, the American Meat Institute released the results of a study showing that many U.S. consumers don’t recognize the amount of inspection and oversight in the meat industry. According to the survey, 60 percent of respondents underestimated the frequency of inspections, with most saying that inspectors visited plants “occasionally.” Only 12 percent of respondents responded accurately that meat inspectors are in packing plants continuously. For more information, go to

Source: AMI