Processor workshop focus is management techniques

April 3, 2014

USPOULTRY_Blue_7inTUCKER, Ga. — Plant managers are constantly seeking efficient ways to achieve the most productivity from their plants. The 2014 Poultry Processor Workshop will provide the necessary tools to help them do just that by providing information about the New USDA Inspection Rule and Impact on Poultry Processing, Water Conservation, Energy Alternatives and Raw Parts Interventions for Reducing Contamination.

Sponsored by U.S. Poultry & Egg Association, this year’s conference will be held May 14-15, at the Embassy Suites Centennial Olympic Park in Atlanta, Ga.

Other topics include: FSMA Proposed Rule on Animal Foods and Feeds: Rule Overview/Sanitary Transport/Processing Finished Product and Rendered Finish Product; Animal Welfare Guidelines; Allergen Testing/Labeling Requirements; Air Balancing: Condensation Issues and Equipment for Improvement; Equipment Design: Team Member Safety and New Design for Improved Product Safety; Energy Alternatives: Cost Saving Analysis, Litter for Energy Use, and Methane Gas Use for Boilers; and Salmonella Serotypes as Adulterants in Ground Poultry.

The agenda was developed by a program committee of plant managers, food safety and quality assurance professionals. The committee consisted of the following: Tim Daniel, Peco Foods; Jeff Davis, Perdue Farms Inc.; and Scott Stillwell, Tyson Foods Inc.

For a full agenda and to register for the workshop,  visit


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