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AMI Announces Tour of Meat Processing Facility at the 2013 International Meat Expo

Friday, September 28, 2012

For Immediate Release
Contact: Stephen Wojnaroski, 202/587-4251

Washington, DC, September 28, 2012 – The American Meat Institute has announced a new addition to this year’s 2013 AMI International Meat Expo schedule. As part of the International Production and Processing Expo, attendees will be able to register for a tour of a meat processing facility and learn from first-hand experience at Birchwood Foods in Norcross, Georgia.
Attendees will get an up close look at food safety processes and worker safety initiatives through a comprehensive tour of the meat processing plant.   A question and answer session with plant staff exclusive for attendees will follow the tour.  Limited space is available to processor attendees that are 18 years or older.

The 2013 IPPE, one of the world's largest poultry, feed, and meat industry events, will be held from January 29-31, 2013 at the Georgia World Congress Center in Atlanta, Georgia. The Birchwood Foods tour will take place on Friday, February 1.

The registration fee is $75 per attendee.

To register and view the conference agenda, please visit www.ime13.org.  


The American Meat Institute Foundation is a non-profit research, education and information foundation established by the American Meat Institute to study ways the meat and poultry industry can produce better, safer products and operate more efficiently.

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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