The half-day session, which runs from 8 a.m. to noon, will educate participants about expanding regulatory requirements and updates on changes from federal agencies, including the U.S. Department of Labor, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, the U.S. Department of Transportation and the Occupational Safety and Health Administration.
Other topics include: FSMA Readiness: What the Industry Looks Like a Year Post Rulings, Separation of Fines and Nutrients during Bulk Transport, and Advances in Pelleting Technology. The Feed Facility of the Year award winner will also be announced. For the complete agenda, click here.
“With ever-expanding regulatory requirements, this program will equip those working in feed manufacturing with up-to-date information, enabling them to comply with those requirements,” said Gary Huddleston, AFIA’s manager of feed manufacturing safety and environmental affairs. “Experts on pellet quality and product segregation — two major concerns for facility managers — will discuss findings of recent research on these topics.”
IPPE, the world’s largest annual poultry, feed and meat industry trade show, will be held Jan. 31-Feb. 2, 2017. It typically attracts around 30,000 attendees.IPPE is a collaboration of three trade shows — International Feed Expo, International Poultry Expo and International Meat Expo — representing the entire chain of protein production and processing. The event is sponsored by AFIA, the North American Meat Institute and U.S. Poultry & Egg Association. For more information about IPPE, including registration details, lodging and other education offerings, go to: www.ippexpo.org.