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The International HACCP Alliance was developed on March 25, 1994, to provide a uniform program to assure safer meat and poultry products. It is housed within the Department of Animal Science at Texas A&M University.
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  1. Welcome, Conference Overview and Onjectives Food Safety From Farm to Table: The Meat and Poultry Industry's Role in Managing Food Safety Issues.
    1. Why HACCP is important to the Meat & Poultry Industry
    2. Benefits (and costs) to industry and examples of success
    3. How industry and government can work together to effectively ensure food safety
  1. What exactly is HACCP and why should the industry embrace it?
    1. Brief history of HACCP and its food safety core
    2. Comparing HACCP to TQM concepts, including GMP's and quality programs (management support, employee empowerment, etc.)
    3. The seven (7) principles of HACCP (keep basic, use examples)
  1. Threats to Food Safety: Where are they?
    1. Farm to table sources of hazards
    2. Categories of hazards (biological, chemical, physical)
    3. Examples of potential hazards in each category

  1. Current Regulatory and Legislative Context of HACCP
    1. USDA Food Safety Initiatives
      1. Pathogen Reduction Act
      2. E. coli 0157:H7 testing program
      3. The HACCP and Pathogen Reduction Proposed Regulation
    2. FDA Food Safety Initiatives
      1. Proposed seafood HACCP rule
      2. HACCP for the entire food industry
    3. International issues & HACCP
  1. Summary Remarks, Question & Answer, Wrap-up
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Phone: (979)862-3643
Fax: (979)862-3075
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