Beef Food Safety Seminar will be presented at Process EXPO 2011.September 30, 2011 -
North American Meat Processors Association (NAMP) will conduct beef food safety seminar at PROCESS EXPO, which takes place November 1-4, 2011 in Chicago, IL. Non-O157 STEC's will be primary focus, and topics will include background and known information; challenges in controlling pathogens in beef products; and USDA's declaration that the "Big 6" will be considered adulterants in beef products. Presenters will include Dr. Jim Marsden and Mohammad Koohmaraie.
NAMP to Present Beef Food Safety Seminar at Process EXPO 2011
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Press release date: September 28, 2011
The North American Meat Processors Association (NAMP) will conduct a beef food safety seminar at PROCESS EXPO (Nov. 1-4, 2011, at McCormick Place, Chicago).
Non-O157 STEC's will be the primary focus. Topics to be covered include:
background and known information on non-O157 STECs; challenges in controlling these pathogens in beef products; and the recent declaration by USDA that the "Big 6" will be considered adulterants in beef products.
The presenters are:
Dr. Jim Marsden, Regent's Distinguished Professor of Meat Science at Kansas State University, and Senior Science Advisor for NAMP; and Mohammad Koohmaraie, CEO of the Meat Division of IEH Laboratories and Consulting Group.
"We are honored to have NAMP and these distinguished speakers present a seminar at PROCESS EXPO" said Scott Scriven, President of Weber, Inc. and Chairman of the Food Processing Suppliers Association, sponsors of PROCESS EXPO. "We look to NAMP to provide cutting-edge education and research in the meat industry and this seminar is an example of the fine work they do", concluded Scriven.
"NAMP is pleased to provide information on such an important and timely topic. With the recent USDA announcement on non-O157 STECs, this issue is one that needs to be understood by all facets of the industry," said Phil Kimball, CAE, Executive Director of NAMP.
Attendance at this NAMP seminar, as with all educational sessions at PROCESS EXPO 2011 is free of charge for all registered attendees. For more information and registration at PROCESS EXPO, go to www.myprocessexpo.com
The Food Processing Suppliers Association (FPSA) is a global trade association serving suppliers in the food and beverage industries. The Association's programs and services support member's success by providing assistance in marketing their products and services, overall improvement in key business practices and many opportunities to network among industry colleagues. Programs and services to achieve these objectives include PROCESS EXPO (industry leading trade show), electronic media marketing, education, market intelligence, research, and advocation of critical industry issues such as food safety, sanitary design of equipment, and global trade.
FPSA members are organized in vertical industry councils which focus on specific needs and concerns that are unique to each industry sector. FPSA councils currently represent the Bakery, Beverage, Dairy, Prepared Foods and Meat sectors.