THE ASSOCIATION OF MEAT INSPECTORS
The Association was formed in 1980 by the amalgamation of the former Meat Inspectors
Association (1947)(Scotland): the Association of Meat Inspectors(1964) and the Federation
of Poultry Inspectors (1978) to bring together the "Authorized Officers" engaged
in meat and poultry inspection.
The Association is multi-
OBJECTIVES OF THE A.M.I
ACTIVITIES & SERVICES
There are sub committees within Council which deal with such various matters as:
Members are allocated to one of seven geographically organized Divisions, which are autonomous, electing their officers and representative's to the National Council which deals with the principal business of the Association.
MEAT INSPECTION VIDEO
The Association has produced a highly successful video about meat inspection and will soon be developing a fully interactive CD ROM
The Symbol behind the Badge
The original motif adorning the front cover was the creation of Harry Benyon (past member) i.e., issue 1 September 1972.
The present design is attributed to Eric Wood. The definition of this design is thus;
GRIFFIN Symbolising strength, unity and vigilance.
STAFF & SERPENT OF
AESCULAPIUS Symbolising health.
THE WHEEL Denoting Association's link with industry
THE SWORD Symbolising action in defence of member.
THE BOOK Denoting the Association's work in education.