As part of the 2014 International Production & Processing Expo (IPPE) education schedule, the Meat and Poultry Research Showcase will provide cutting-edge scientific presentations in practical applied ways, exploring the latest research in the meat and poultry industry. The showcase will be held from 8 a.m. to 12 p.m. on January 30, 2014. The registration fee for the program is $150 for all Expo attendees.

Co-sponsored by the American Meat Institute, U.S. Poultry & Egg Association, National Pork Board and the National Cattlemen's Beef Association, the Meat and Poultry Research Showcase serves as the leading forum for presenting the most current meat and poultry production research and its direct application to the industry. The research presented will cover consumer and market research, as well as research on vaccination, production, processing and food safety.


The program agenda consists of the following topics: NCBA/NPB Market Research Update; Attribution Research, PEDV and Biosecurity; Advances in Understanding Vaccination to Control Infectious Bronchitis Virus; Advances in the Development of a Safe and Efficacious Vaccine to Control Infectious Laryngotrachetis; The Effect of Increasing the Protein Content of Breakfast on Satiety and Cognitive Function in Undergraduate Students; Influences of Commercial Deep Chilling Processes on Early Postmortem Events in Muscle that Affect Ultimate Fresh Pork Tenderness and Processing Quality; Salmonella Beef Research; Salmonella Turkey Research; Reducing or Preventing Recovery of Injured Listeria monocytogenes on Ready-to-Eat Natural and Organic "Uncured" Processed Meats; and  Investigating the Development of Thermal Processing Tools to Improve the Safety of Ready-to-Eat Meat and Poultry Products.

IPPE, the world's largest annual poultry, feed, and meat industry event will be held January 28-30, 2014, at the Georgia World Congress Center in Atlanta.