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“Control of Shiga-toxin Producing E. coli and Salmonella in Beef Processing”

Control of Shiga-toxin Producing E. coli and Salmonella in Beef Processing USMEF is once again partnering with the North American Meat Association (NAMA) at its annual beef safety conference, which will cover topics related to both STECs and Salmonella. This is the conference’s seventh year (formerly organized by NAMP) and attendance is usually about 150.

This year’s conference, “Control of Shiga-toxin Producing E. coli and Salmonella in Beef Processing,” is scheduled for Sept. 18-19 at the Four Points by Sheraton at Chicago O’Hare. It will feature leading government and industry experts, including:
  1. Dr. Dayna Harhay, U.S. Meat Animal Research Center (USMARC)
  2. Dr. Brad Morgan, Zoetis
  3. Dr. Angie Siemens, Cargill
  4. Dr. Jim Marsden, Kansas State University
  5. Dr. Hannah Gould, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
  6. Rachel Edelstein, FSIS
  7. Dr. Keith Belk, Colorado State University
  8. Dr. Kendra Nightingale, Food Safety Net Services and Texas Tech University
  9. Dr. Emilio Esteban, FSIS
  10. Dr. Mohammad Koohmaraie, IEH Laboratories and Consulting Group
  11. Dr. John Ruby, JBS USA
  12. Kristina Butts, National Cattlemen’s Beef Association (NCBA)
  13. Dr. Kerri Harris, International HACCP Alliance and Texas A & M University
  14. Dr. Barb Masters, OFW Law

For more information, contact Ann Wells at 703-758-1900 ext. 103 or by email at ann@meatassociation.com. The conference brochure is online.