Learn about the latest developments in poultry processing by attending the 2012 Poultry Processor Workshop. Sponsored by U.S. Poultry & Egg Association, this year's conference will be held May 16-17, at the Marriott Marquis in Atlanta, GA.
Technology, food safety and quality assurance are vitally important to poultry processing. Understanding how these aspects work together to improve productivity is essential in today’s fast-paced poultry industry. In an effort to continue streamlining effective and efficient processing, the Workshop will provide plant managers with information regarding government programs and inspections, sustainability initiatives in alternative energy and water re-use, effective management tools, cutting-edge technology, and more.
Other topics include: The Pulse of Further Processing . . . Where Do We Go From Here?; A Top Management Perspective of Poultry Processing; and Export Markets for Non-Traditional Products.
The agenda was developed by a program committee of plant managers, food safety and quality assurance professionals. The committee consists of the following: (Seated left to right): Billy Erp, Wayne Farms LLC; Charlie Peacock, Peco Foods; Shaleta Fuqua, Koch Foods LLC; John Wright, Fieldale Farms Corporation; (Standing left to right): Tom Wisvari, Cooper Farms; Dale Hart, Cooper Farms; Bob Lauxen, Keystone Foods LLC; Dr. Charles Hofacre, University of Georgia; and Dr. Sarge Bilgili, Auburn University.