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Kay Johnson Smith - Animal Activists & The Food Industry - Targets & Tactics


Animal Activists & The Food Industry - Targets & Tactics - Kay Johnson Smith, Animal Agriculture Alliance, from the 2011 Animal Ag Alliance Stakeholders Summit, May 5-6, Arlington, VA, USA.

Animal Agriculture Alliance Kicks Off Summit

The Animal Agriculture Alliance started their Stakeholders Summit today (May 5). Some quotes from the event (via Twitter)


  • The Honorable Pat Roberts, Kansas, Ranking Member, Senate Agriculture Committee, "says at #AAA11 farmers and ranchers ' have to tell our story' or others will tell it for us" via @BeltwayBeef
  • Jason Shoultz, Summit Moderator, Producer/Reporter, America’s Heartland, "When I look at farmers across the country, I see the passion they have for what they do. That passion is what we need." via @animalag

  • Howard Magwire - Industry Perspectives on the New FDA Final Egg Safety Rule


    Industry Perspectives on the New FDA Final Egg Safety Rule: Lessons learned in the 2010 egg recalls and tracebacks - Howard Magwire, Vice President, Government Relations for the United Egg Producers and the United Egg Association, from the 2011 Annual Conference of the National Institute for Animal Agriculture, April 11 - 14, San Antonio, TX USA.

    Dr. Tony Forshey - The State’s Perspectives: Transitioning producers to the implementation of the new FDA Final Egg Safety Rule


    The State’s Perspectives: Transitioning producers from the Voluntary State Egg Quality Assurance Program to the implementation of the new FDA Final Egg Safety Rule - Dr. Tony Forshey, State Veterinarian, Ohio Department of Agriculture, Division of Animal Industry, from the 2011 Annual Conference of the National Institute for Animal Agriculture, April 11 - 14, San Antonio, TX USA.

    Dr. Hailu Kinde - Laboratory Perspectives: Compliance With FDA Final Egg Safety Rule


    Laboratory Perspectives: Laboratory support for the egg industry in meeting its needs in the compliance of the new FDA Final Egg Safety Rule - Dr. Hailu Kinde, Professor and Branch Chief, California Animal Health and Food Safety Laboratory, San Bernardino Branch, School of Veterinary Medicine, University of California-Davis, from the 2011 Annual Conference of the National Institute for Animal Agriculture, April 11 - 14, San Antonio, TX USA.

    PoultryCast 0262, Are Ohio's Salmonella Enteritidis Testing Protocols Right For All Of U.S.?

    Download mp3PoultryCast 0262 Show Notes:
    • Salmonella enteritidis testing regulations are a monumental task for state labs and new techniques are being tested.  Ohio's State Veterinarian Dr. Tony Forshey shares an overview of current testing in his state.  Full presentation with slides will soon be available on the Conference  Connection tab.

    How To Tackle The Poultry Industry Issues Head On

    Poultry Farm Perspective

    Clint Hickman, VP of Sales & Marketing, Hickman's Family Farms, provides a poultry producer perspective on the issues in the industry and how to tackle them head on, not by running and hiding but by being open, proactive, and engaging. From the 2011 Annual Conference of the National Institute for Animal Agriculture, April 11 - 14, San Antonio, TX USA.

    PoultryCast 0260, Agriculture's Future For Sustainability Lies In Modern Methods

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    • Special recast presentation from the World Ag Forum features General Mills VP of Sustainability Gene Kahn's comments on recognizing the importance of advancing agriculture production techniques in the world of sustainability.

    PoultryCast 0259, Using Nanoparticles To Eliminate Air Emissions

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    • Nanoparticle research is showing signs of success when used to combat key air contaminants in livestock production as Bruce Cochrane discusses with Dr. Bernardo Predicala.

    PoultryCast 0258, What's Washington Doing For You Now?

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