NAMA to host STEC webinar
Dec. 5, 2012
by Meat&Poultry Staff
WASHINGTON – The North American Meat Association (NAMA) is hosting a 90-minute webinar that will cover current policies regarding the shiga-toxin producing E. coli (STEC) strains that FSIS has declared adulterants, as well as the agency’s actions to date.
Discussion points will include FSIS test results, industry HACCP reassessments, and future agency initiatives. In addition, speakers will discuss the status of testing technologies, scientific information plants need to support facility systems, and potential changes to food safety systems. Speakers include Dr. Barb Masters, senior policy advisor, OFW Law, and Dr. Mohammad Koohmaraie, CEO, Meat Division, IEH Laboratories and Consulting Group.
The webinar is sponsored by the Neogen Corp. It will be held at 1:00pm EST/10:00am PST on Tuesday, Dec. 11. NAMA is offering this session at $49 per login for NAMA members, $99 for non-members, and $25 for students, with a valid student ID. To register, visit www.meatassociation.com.