The Center for Food Animal Wellbeing will host its second annual symposium Aug. 9 on advances and current issues in food animal wellbeing.
The center is a unit of the University of Arkansas System Division of Agriculture and the University of Arkansas, Fayetteville. Speakers include:
- Alice Johnson, vice president of food safety, corporate quality, animal welfare and government and public affairs with Butterball LLC
- Karen Christensen, technical director, O.K. Foods and president of the Professional Animal Auditor Certification Organization
- Amanda Radke, rancher, motivational speaker and author
- Gail Golab, director, American Veterinary Medical Association Animal Welfare Division
- Chris Ashworth, senior dairy specialist, Elanco
- Candace Croney, associate professor of animal sciences, Purdue University
- Elizabeth Rumley, staff attorney, National Agricultural Law Center
- Michael Formicella, president and co-owner of Chella Foods, Chicago
- Charlie Arnot, chief executive officer for the Center for Food Integrity
Registration information and the program are online. The deadline to register is Aug. 3.