RESTON, VA. — The E. coli O157:H7 Conference for North American Beef Further Processors will be held Aug. 18-19 at the Four Points by Sheraton Chicago O’Hare Airport. The North American Meat Processors Association is partnering with other meat industry organizations and the trade media in hosting this event.

The conference is designed for processors who produce ground beef, mechanically tenderized steaks and other non-intact beef products, and it represents a unified focus by the North American meat-processing industry to reduce recalls and illnesses related to E. coli O157:H7, according to N.A.M.P.

For more information, go to www.NAMP.com.