News and analysis for the global poultry industry.


Rendering: An important aspect of sustainability

This was a key message at the International Rendering Symposium held during 2017 IPPE
“The National Renderers Association reports that around 4.4 billion pounds of cooking oil is collected in the U.S. and Canada each year. Used cooking oil, after proper processing, has value,” said Todd Mathes at the International Rendering Symposium held during 2017 IPPE.
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IPPE gives back to Atlanta with $13,000-plus donation

The donation to the city's Community Food Bank was part of IPPE's effort to fight hunger
The 2017 International Production & Processing Expo raised more than $13,000 for an Atlanta food bank through its “Giving Back to Atlanta” campaign
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Whole genome sequencing addressed during IPPE

The educational program also focused on related food safety issues
“We are transitioning from pulse field gel electrophoresis to whole genome sequencing, which is faster and has a reduced cost and increased discriminatory power,” said Dr. Haley Oliver at an educational program about Whole Genome Sequencing held during IPPE.
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Lesleigh Beer awarded 'Student of the Year'

The award was presented at the USPOULTRY Foundation's College Student Career program held during IPPE
Nearly 600 students interested in a career in the poultry industry attended the USPOULTRY Foundation’s College Student Career Program, held in conjunction with the 2017 IPPE.
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VIDEO: AFIA looking forward to working with Trump administration

Joel Newman talks about opportunities, challenges for the US feed industry
We sat down last week in Atlanta at the 2017 International Production & Processing Expo (IPPE) with Joel Newman, president, CEO and treasurer of the American Feed Industry Association (AFIA), to gauge the trade group’s outlook two weeks after President Donald Trump took office.
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Advances in Salmonella detection presented at 2017 IPPE

The USDA and Anitox introduced results from research that identified a new TBP that significantly improves recovery
The results of two collaborative studies by the USDA and pathogen control specialist Anitox were presented at the International Scientific Poultry Forum held during 2017 IPPE. The research investigated how and why pre-enrichment media are inhibiting 'Salmonella detection,' and identified a new triple buffered peptone broth (TBP) that offers significantly improved recovery.
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2017 IPPE achieves success in many ways

More than 31,000 attendees and 533,000 square feet of exhibit space are just two of the positive numbers from the expo
More than 31,000 global leaders in the poultry, meat and feed industries attended the 2017 International Production & Processing Expo (IPPE).
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Top benefits of Greencoat wax-free boxes

At IPPE 2017, Interstate Container highlighted 8 reasons to evolve to Greencoat
During IPPE 2017, Interstate Container highlighted the eight main reasons driving the evolution to wax-free coated poultry packaging such as the company's Greencoat wax-free corrugated boxes.
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