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North American Meat Processors Association

At the 34th Annual Congress the association unanimously voted to form the American Association of Meat Processors. In 1974, Stephen F. Krut was appointed as the Director of Public Relations for AAMP. In 2006, Steve F. Krut, steps down after over 32 years with the Association and Jay Wenther assumed the role of AAMP Executive Director. Today, AAMP is North America’s largest meat trade organization. Members include medium-sized and smaller meat and food businesses: packers, slaughterers, wholesalers, processors, in-home food service business, catering operators, retailers and industry suppliers. AAMP’s Board of Directors consists of 18 members and have general executive powers and general authority on all business of the association. It is also affiliated with many state and provincial meat trade organizations.

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Food safety is a technical discipline describing preparation, handling, and storage of food in ways that inhibit foodborne illness. Research activities and policies will help to cope with the three main challenges these globe is facing today: securing effective food production in face of a growing world food demand; ensuring sustainable management of natural resources and climate action; to contribute to a balanced territorial development The pathways within this line of thought are safety between market and the industry and then between the consumer and the market. Food can transmit disease from person to person and as serve as a growth medium for bacteria that causes food poisoning. There are numerous Food Safety Societies worldwide both national and international. However, “North American Meat Processors Association” stands out to be one of the most renowned societies for meat processors worldwide. Food Safety and Food Safety Societies in different parts of the world are as follows:

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