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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-disciplined in that it has within the membership apart from actual meat inspectors veterinarians, environmental health officers, college lectures and suitably qualified trade employees.


OBJECTIVES OF THE A.M.I



ACTIVITIES & SERVICES


There are sub committees within Council which deal with such various matters as:


ORGANISATION


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.