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Pathogen Control and Regulatory Compliance in Beef Processing

September 7-8, 2016 | Hilton Rosemont, Chicago O’Hare

Wednesday, September 7th


10:00 – 11:30 am
Lindbergh
Chicago District Government Relations Meeting
10:00 am – 4:00 pm
Grand Ballroom Foyer
Conference Registration (Lunch on your own)
1:00 – 1:30 pm
Grand Ballroom
Introduction and Whole Genome Sequencing Update
Scott Goltry, Vice President of Regulatory Affairs, NAMI
Betsy Booren, Senior Policy Advisor, OFW Law
1:30 – 2:30 pm
Grand Ballroom
Beef Product Attribution and Traceback: FSIS Perspectives
Dr. David Goldman, Assistant Administrator, Office of Public Health Science, FSIS
2:30 – 2:45 pm
Grand Ballroom Foyer
Break
2:45 – 3:30 pm
Grand Ballroom
Interventions in Meat Processing Plants: Functions, Selection and Implementation
Dr. Mohammad Koohmaraie, CEO, Meat Division, IEH Laboratories & Consulting Services
3:30 – 4:30 pm
Grand Ballroom
Industry Insight on High Event Periods and Pathogen Testing
Panel Discussion: Sherri Jenkins, Beef Technical Services, JBS USA, Chad Martin, Vice President, Fresh Meats Food Safety and Quality Assurance, Tyson Foods, and Angie Siemens, Vice President, Food Safety, Quality, and Regulatory, Cargill
4:30 – 5:00 pm
Grand Ballroom
Export Hurdles and Safety Implications
Paul Clayton, Senior Vice President of Export Services, US Meat Export Federation
5:15 – 7:00 pm
Hughes & Earhart
Networking Reception with Tabletop Exhibits

Thursday, September 8th


8:00 – 8:45 am
Grand Ballroom
Beef Safety Manual Update and Addressing Recording Keeping Deficiencies
Dr. Kerri Gehring, President and CEO, International HACCP Alliance and Associate Professor, Texas A&M University
8:45 – 9:30 am
Grand Ballroom
Testing Concerns for Beef Further Processors
Chad Martin, Vice President, Fresh Meats Food Safety and Quality Assurance, Tyson Foods, and Brian Covington, Vice President, US Food Safety and Quality Assurance, Keystone Foods
9:30 – 9:45 am
Grand Ballroom Foyer
Break
9:45 – 11:00 am
Grand Ballroom
Lotting in Raw Beef Production: Interactive Scenarios and Panel Discussion
Facilitated by Dr. Kerri Gehring, President and CEO, International HACCP Alliance and Associate Professor, Texas A&M University
11:00 – 11:45 am
Grand Ballroom
FSIS Policy Update
Dr. Dan Engeljohn, Assistant Administrator, Office of Policy and Program Development, FSIS
11:45 – 12:45 pm
Lindbergh
Lunch
12:45 – 1:45 pm
Grand Ballroom
Staying Ahead of the Audit Curve with Internal Audits
Jeff Chilton, Vice President of Professional Services, Alchemy Systems
1:45 – 2:15 pm
Grand Ballroom
Compliance and Ramifications of the Food Safety Modernization Act
Dr. Barb Masters, Vice President, Global Food Safety and Quality Assurance, Keystone Foods
2:15 – 3:00 pm
Grand Ballroom
Hot Topics Session: Processor Effects of Retail Grinding Logs Rule, Downstream Testing and Investigating Consumer Complaints and Foreign Material Contamination
Victoria Levine, Program Analyst, FSIS, Dr. Barb Masters, Vice President, Global Food Safety and Quality Assurance, Keystone Foods, and Scott Goltry, Vice President of Regulatory Affairs, NAMI

The Foundation for Meat and Poultry Research and Education would like to thank our sponsors for the 2016 Beef Safety Conference: BIFSCo, PeroxyChem, Roka BioScience, Zee Company A Member of The Vincit Group, and zoetis.