U.S. poultry processor Butterball has garnered Environmental Recognition Awards from the American Meat Institute (AMI) for seven of its plants and feed mills. The company’s Alix, Ark., facility received a tier 1 award, while plants in Huntsville, Ark., and Jonesboro, Ark., received tier 2 awards, and those in Carthage, Mo., Ozark, Ark., Longmont, Colo., and Mt. Olive, N.C., earned tier 3 recognition.


AMI also awarded Butterball five safety awards, including the top Award of Honor which went to processing plants in Huntsville and Mt. Olive. Plants in Carthage and Ozark earned the Award of Merit, while the Longmont plant earned the Award of Commendation.