Janet Riley is the senior VP, Public Affairs and Professional Development for the American Meat Institute. In her role, she develops public information and issue management strategy, manages press relations and drafts speeches, news releases and other public communications and oversees the Institute’s news reporting on MeatAMI.com. She also oversees AMI’s member services department. In addition, she is the liaison to the Animal Welfare Committee and oversees policy initiatives in this area. As a member of the AMI Crisis Management Team, she provides strategic counsel to AMI members when needed. Riley also serves as president of the National Hot Dog & Sausage Council. On this week’s episode of What Doesn’t Kill You, find out all about audits, undercover videos and both bad and good behavior in the slaughterhouse business. This program was sponsored by Cain Vineyard & Winery. Thanks to The California Honeydrops for today’s music.


“In any industry you’re in, unfortunately it involved people, and people don’t always behave the way that they should.” [7:30]


“Sustainability has become a bigger and bigger issue – it’s now a customer expectation.” [23:00]


— Janet Riley on What Doesn’t Kill You