Cold Chain Seminar - Costa Rica
USAPEEC, with sponsorship from USB and with support from USDA, will provide a USAPEEC Seminar “Poultry Cold Chain Management and Its Effects on Quality and Safety”, in Guatemala, Panama, Dominican republic, Honduras, Nicaragua, El Salvador, and Costa Rica, where the following topics will be discussed:
- Handling and storage of refrigerated and frozen products (raw and finished)
- Evaluation of the quality of raw material
- New and improved freezing and thawing technologies
- Effect of temperature on meat grinding and impact on poultry safety and quality
The Seminar was aimed at the poultry meat processors industry, importers, retail, food services and producers, from Guatemala.
The speaker for this seminar is Amit Morey, with a PhD in Poultry Science (Poultry Processing) from Auburn University, Auburn Alabama. He is a poultry quality scientist with research experience in meat biochemistry, food microbiology, processing technology, as well as process and product development.