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NAMI IPPE Education

January 27 - January 30, 2020 | Atlanta, Georgia

Monday, January 27, 2020


Pork 101

1:00 – 5:00 pm
Pork 101
Dr. Dean Pringle, Associate Professor & Undergraduate Coordinator, Department of Animal and Dairy Sciences, University of Georgia
Dr. Davey Griffin, Professor, Extension Meat Specialist, Meat Science Section, Department of Animal Science, Texas A&M University
Recall Management in the Meat and Poultry Industry

1:00 – 1:30 pm
The Calm Before the Storm: Recall Preparedness
Sherri Williams, Head of Technical Services, JBS Regional Beef
1:30 – 2:15 pm
Regulatory Requirements and Initiating a Recall
Suzanne Finstad, Vice-President, Food Safety & Quality Assurance, Poultry, Tyson Foods
2:30 – 3:45 pm
Best Practices in Recall Management
Roya Galindo, Director of Regulatory Services, NAMI,
Monique Wiggins, Recall Management and Technical Analysis Division, FSIS, USDA,
Ghias Mughal, Deputy District Manager, FSIS, USDA
3:45 – 4:15 pm
Communication Tactics For Customers and Consumers
Suzanne Finstad, Tyson Foods, and Sherri Williams, JBS
4:15 – 5:00 pm
Recall Tools and Technologies: Panel Discussion
Bob McHale, Microsoft D365 Food Industry Architect, Alithya,
Gregory Stevcic, Implementation Sales Consultant, VistaTrac by Schoneman, Inc.,
Ed Wood, CEO, CSB-System International, Inc.

Tuesday, January 28, 2020


Investigations and Corrective Actions in the Meat and Poultry Industry

7:30 – 8:15 am
Identifying the Root Cause: In-Plant Issues
Matt Henderson, Director of Food Safety, Land O’ Frost
8:15 – 9:00 am
Best Practices for Investigating Consumer Complaints
Abelardo Rodriguez, Director of Quality Assurance, Gourmet Foods, LLC.
9:15 – 10:15 am
What Now? Investigation and Corrective Action Problem Solving Activity
Roya Galindo, Director of Regulatory Services, NAMI
10:15 – 11:00 am
Implementing Comprehensive Corrective Actions and Preventive Measures
Sherri Williams, Head of Technical Services, JBS Regional Beef
11:00 – 11:30 am
Future of Foreign Material and Pathogen Detection: Panel Discussion
Randal Garrett, Senior Vice President, Operations, Food Safety Net Services Ltd.,
Robert Rogers, Senior Advisor for Food Safety & Regulations, Mettler Toledo
Livestock Handling and Stunning to Optimize Animal Welfare

8:30 am - 9:45 am
Livestock Handling and Stunning to Optimize Animal Welfare
Temple Grandin, President, Grandin Livestock Handling Systems, Professor, Colorado State University
9:45 am – 10:30 am
Tools and Technologies in Animal Handling: Panel Discussion
Panelists: Chuck Bildstein, Product Specialist, Bunzl,
Dr. Mike Siemens, Senior Vice President, Global Agribusiness Development, Arrowsight,
Joe Holland, Vice President of Bolt Stunning, Frontmatec Ltd
Beef 101: BBQ Edition

8:30 – 10:30 am
Beef 101
Dr. Davey Griffin, Professor, Extension Meat Specialist, Meat Science Section, Department of Animal Science, Texas A&M University
Meat Industry Sustainability: Looking Ahead to 2030

2:30-4:00 pm
Meat Industry Sustainability: Looking Ahead to 2030
Eric Mittenthal, Vice President of Sustainability, North American Meat Institute,
Tim Faveri, Vice President, Sustainability and Shared Value, Maple Leaf Foods,
Nicole Johnson-Hoffman, Chief Sustainability Officer, OSI Group, LLC

Wednesday, January 29, 2020


Connecting with Consumers About Meat

2:00 pm – 3:30 pm
Connecting with Consumers About Meat
NAMI Staff
Leapers, Bridge Builders or Tradition Holders - Which one are you?
Family Business Workshop


8:00 - 10:00 am
Leapers, Bridge Builders or Tradition Holders - Which one are you?
Aileen Miziolek, Consultant, Family Business Consulting Group
Meat Quality Workshop: Understanding Your Profit Potential

7:30 am – 8:00 am
Variables Affecting Meat Quality
8:00 – 9:00 am
Beef Muscle Profiling and Cutting Demonstration
9:15 – 10:15 am
Understanding Cut-out and Yield Data
10:15 – 11:30 am
Assessing Value in Pork and Lamb and Cutting Demonstration
Speakers:
Phil Bass, Ph.D., Assistant Professor, Meat Scientist, Animal and Veterinary Science, University of Idaho
Dale R. Woerner, Ph.D., Associate Professor, Cargill Endowed Professor in Sustainable Meat Science, Department of Animal and Food Sciences, Texas Tech University
Meat Industry Regulatory Update and Compliance Session

8:00 – 9:00 am
2020 Top Regulatory Issues for the Meat Industry
Mark Dopp, General Counsel and Senior Vice President of Regulatory and Scientific Affairs, North American Meat Institute
9:00 – 10:00 am
FSIS Compliance Issues: Inspection and Enforcement Update
Norm Robertson, Vice President of Regulatory Services, North American Meat Institute

Thursday, January 30, 2020


Preparing for an OSHA Inspection From A to Z

8:00 am - 12:00 pm
Preparing for an OSHA Inspection From A to Z
John Tignor, Corporate Director of Compliance and Regulatory Affairs, Emergency Response & Security, Smithfield Foods
A Practical Approach to Exposure, Assessment, and Control Strategies for Peracetic (PAA)

8:00 am - 12:00 pm
A Practical Approach to Exposure, Assessment, and Control Strategies for Peracetic (PAA)
Jenny Houlroyd, Occupational Health Group Manager for the Safety, Health, and Environmental Services Office with the Enterprise Innovation Institute, Georgia Tech University
Automation Advances in the Meat Industry

8:30-10:30 am
Automation Advances in the Meat Industry
Koorosh Khodabandehloo, Adjunct Professor, University of Southern Queensland
Panel: Louie Bardic, Regional Service Manager – North America, Marel, Shad Kaberna, Red Meats Business Development, Scott Systems International,
David Kalscheur, Vice President, Maintenance & Engineering, National Beef,
Dave McKenna, Director of Meat Research, Tyson Foods