Industry Links

GOVERNMENT AGENCIES

United States Department of Agriculture (USDA)
USDA Mission: Enhance the quality of life for the American people by supporting production of agriculture.

FOOD SAFETY

Food Safety Inspection Service, USDA (FSIS)
The public health agency in the U.S. Department of Agriculture responsible for ensuring that the nation's commercial supply of meat, poultry, and egg products is safe, wholesome, and correctly labeled and packaged.

INDUSTRY ASSOCIATIONS

US Poultry State Affiliates
A listing of state poultry affiliates.

California Poultry Federation
The California Poultry Federation (CPF) represents more than 97% of the state's turkey and broiler, and chicken producers and marketers.

National Meat Association
National Meat Association (NMA) is a non-profit trade association for meat packers and processors, as well as equipment manufacturers and suppliers who provide services to the meat industry. The association with over 600 members throughout the United States, includes membership in Canada, Australia and Mexico.

Delmarva Poultry Industry Inc.
Delmarva Poultry Industry, Inc. is a non-profit organization working for the continued progress of the poultry industry on the Delmarva Peninsula (Delaware, Maryland, Virginia).

American Association of Meat Processors
The American Association of Meat Processors (AAMP), is North America's largest meat trade organization. Membership includes more than 1,800 medium-sized and smaller meat, poultry and food business: slaughterers, packers, processors, wholesalers, in-home food service business, retailers, deli and catering operators, and industry suppliers.

American Lamb Board
This site is designed for people who love to cook, whether at home or in a professional setting. Traditionally, lamb has been served as an elegant entree at festive holiday meals and other important occasions. However, lamb cuisine can be a great addition to all kinds of meals year round, making any meal a special event.

National Chicken Council
The National Chicken Council is the nonprofit, Washington, D.C.-based trade association for the broiler chicken industry, representing broiler producer/processors, poultry distributors and allied industry firms. Member companies of NCC account for over 95 percent of the chicken produced in the United States.

National Turkey Federation
The national advocate for all segments of the turkey industry.

Ohio Association of Meat Processors
OAMP is a not for profit organization founded in 1940, comprised of meat and poultry processors, retailers and wholesalers from the state of Ohio and Suppliers to the meat and poultry industry from around the world.

American Meat Institute
A national trade association, representing packers and processors of 70% of the nation's beef, pork, lamb, veal and turkey products and their suppliers throughout America.

Food Marketing Institute
Nonprofit association conducting programs in research, education, industry relations and public affairs on behalf of its 1,500 members including their subsidiaries.

National Food Processors Association
The voice of the $430 billion food processing industry on scientific and public policy issues involving food safety, nutrition, technical and regulatory matters and consumer affairs.

National Cattlemen's Beef Association
Nutritional facts about beef, nutrition research, recipes, and free or low-cost resource materials.

National Pork Producers Council
The place for pork lovers, pork producers, and anyone who wants to learn more about pigs and pork.

International Association of Culinary Professionals
Get your tough food problems answered, test your knowledge of food in the movies, find that unusual or quirky food site, or locate that specialty food product or service you've been looking for.

U.S. Poultry and Egg Association
Dedicated to the growth, progress, and welfare of the poultry industry and all of its individual and corporate interests.