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Two Free Education Programs Announced for 2015 IPPE

Tuesday, December 9, 2014

(American Meat Institute)

AMI will sponsor two additional free education workshops at the 2015 International Production and Processing Expo (IPPE), the world's largest annual feed, meat and poultry industry trade show, scheduled for January 27-29, 2015, in Atlanta, Georgia. The “Best New Products and Consumer Trends” workshop will provide an overview of new consumer trends research and will describe the implications of these trends for the meat and poultry industry. Featured speakers include Lynn Dornblaser from Mintel and Jerry Kelly, national retail account manager for Sealed Air Corporation’s Food Care Division. This two-hour session is scheduled from 2 p.m. to 4 p.m. on Tuesday, January 27, 2015.

The second session, “Dietary Guidelines and FDA Labeling Update,” will address the significance of the recommendations from the 2015 Dietary Guidelines Advisory Committee on federal diet and nutrition policy, and will discuss potential concerns for the meat and poultry industry. Speakers include Kristin Harris, Ph.D., head of nutrition research at Hillshire Brands, and Donna Garren, Ph.D., vice president of regulatory and technical affairs at the American Frozen Food Institute. This workshop will take place from 8 a.m. to 10 a.m. on Wednesday, January 28, 2015.

For more information about these workshops, and to register to attend IPPE, visit www.ippexpo.org.

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