US - The US Poultry & Egg Association (USPOULTRY) is hosting a 'Poultry: Microbial Control in 2nd Processing' programme at the International Production & Processing Expo (IPPE) in January 2015.
The 'Poultry: Microbial Control in 2nd Processing' program will present strategies for pathogen control food safety programmes in 2nd processing, with topics that may include plant and equipment design and validation, current interventions and the development of new evaluation tools and methods.
The half-day programme will be held on Wednesday 28 January 2015, and is $100 for all registered IPPE attendees.
The programme will feature industry specialists, including a presentation by Jill Stuber, quality systems verification manager, GNP Company, on the 'Statistical Evaluation of Food Safety Risks for Processing Equipment'.
Dr Walid Alali, professor, University of Georgia, will review 'Differences between external and internal Salmonella Contamination'.
Matt Prine, technical service director, Packers Chemical, will discuss 'Advancements in Pre-operational and Operational Sanitation'.
Casey Weber, senior food scientist/microbiologist, Cargill Innovation Center, will discuss the 'Impact of Threshold Testing on Food Safety Programs in 2nd Processing', and a guest speaker for Foster Farms will provide a 'Poultry Company Perspective on Food Safety Investigations'.
For more information on the 'Poultry: Microbial Control in 2nd Processing' programme, click here.
The programme will be held on 28 January 2015 from 9am to 12pm in Room B-401.
IPPE, the world's largest annual poultry, feed and meat industry trade show, will be held from 27 to 29 January 2015. To register to attend IPPE, go to www.ippexpo.org.
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