Meat and Poultry Research Showcase Scheduled for 2014 IPPE


Source: U.S. Poultry & Egg Association

TUCKER, GA -- As part of the 2014 International Production & Processing Expo (IPPE) education schedule, the Meat and Poultry Research Showcase will provide cutting-edge scientific presentations in practical applied ways, exploring the latest research in the meat and poultry industry. The Showcase will be held from 8 a.m. – 12 p.m. on Thursday, Jan 30. The registration fee for the program is $150 for all Expo attendees.

Co-sponsored by the American Meat Institute, U.S. Poultry & Egg Association, National Pork Board and the National Cattlemen’s Beef Association, the Meat and Poultry Research Showcase serves as the leading forum for presenting the most current meat and poultry production research and its direct application to the industry. The research presented will cover consumer and market research, as well as research on vaccination, production, processing and food safety.

The program agenda consists of the following topics: NCBA/NPB Market Research Update; Attribution Research, PEDv and Biosecurity; Advances in Understanding Vaccination to Control Infectious Bronchitis Virus; Advances in the Development of a Safe and Efficacious Vaccine to Control Infectious Laryngotrachetis; The Effect of Increasing the Protein Content of Breakfast on Satiety and Cognitive Function in Undergraduate Students; Influences of Commercial Deep Chilling Processes on Early Postmortem Events in Muscle that Affect Ultimate Fresh Pork Tenderness and Processing Quality; Salmonella Beef Research; Salmonella Turkey Research; Reducing or Preventing Recovery of Injured Listeria monocytogenes on Ready-to-Eat Natural and Organic 'Uncured' Processed Meats; and Investigating the Development of Thermal Processing Tools to Improve the Safety of Ready-to-Eat Meat and Poultry Products.

IPPE, the world's largest annual poultry, feed, and meat industry event will be held from Jan. 28-30, 2014, at the Georgia World Congress Center in Atlanta, Ga. For more information on the program, click here. To register for the event, go to

About IPPE

The International Production & Processing Expo is a collaboration of three shows - International Feed Expo, International Meat Expo and the International Poultry Expo - representing the entire chain of protein production and processing. The event is sponsored by the American Feed Industry Association (AFIA), and the American Meat Institute (AMI), and U.S. Poultry & Egg Association (USPOULTRY).


Poultry & Egg Association (USPOULTRY) is the all-feather organization representing the complete spectrum of today’s poultry industry, whose mission is to progressively serve member companies through research, education, communication, and technical assistance. Founded in 1947, U.S. Poultry & Egg Association is based in Tucker, GA.


AFIA is the world’s largest organization devoted exclusively to representing the business, legislative and regulatory interests of the U.S. animal feed industry and its suppliers. AFIA also is the recognized leader on international industry developments. Member-companies are livestock feed and pet food manufacturers, integrators, pharmaceutical companies, ingredient suppliers, equipment manufacturers and companies which supply other products, services and supplies to feed manufacturers.


AMI represents the interests of packers and processors of beef, pork, lamb, veal and turkey products and their suppliers throughout North America. Together, AMI’s members produce 95 percent of the beef, pork, lamb and veal products and 70 percent of the turkey products in the United States. The Institute provides legislative, regulatory, public relations, technical, scientific and educational services to the meat and poultry packing and processing industry.

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