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Beef Safety 101:

February 22, 2012

Beef Safety 101:

Getting to the Meat of the Matter

February 22, 2012 

Room 212 Animal Sciences Building

2029 Fyffe Road

The Ohio State University

Columbus OH 43210




  9:00   Welcome & Introductions- Benjy Mikel

  9:15   Beef Production Strategies to Enhance Food Safety- Dustin Boler

 10:00  Break

10:30   Beef Processing Techniques and Food Safety Interventions (Inspection and HACCP Hurdle Technologies)- Benjy Mikel

11:15   Beef Bioterrorism Response and Tracability (Beef Product Identification)- Melissa Newman

12:00   Lunch- Sponsored by Cryovac and prepared by the OSU Meat Judging Team

  1:15   Beef Product Enhancement (Beef Product Preparation)- Bill Kuecker


  2:00   Beef End Product Safe Handling Techniques- Melissa Newman

  2:45   Break

  3:15   Beef Myths and Facts (Beef Contribution to the Diet)- Andy Johnson

  4:00   Summary

  4:30   Adjourn




Benjy Mikel- Mississippi State University

Melissa Newman- University of Kentucky

Dustin Boler- Ohio State University

Bill Kuecker- Cryovac/ Sealed Air

Andy Johnson - Ohio Beef Council



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Registration fee - $50 per person.  Enrollment is limited to 40 people.  Registration deadline is February 17. Cancellations after February 1 will not be refunded. (Make check payable to: TWINS, LLC.  Mail to: TWINS, LLC, 710 Shiloh Road, Corinth, KY  41010).


Benjy Mikel- 662-617-3897

Melissa Newman- 859-619-9950