Humane Handling at the Processing Plant

Small Meat Processors June 18, 2015 Print Friendly and PDF

Niche Meat Processor Assistance Network webinar

in collaboration with Animal Welfare Approved.               

Date: June 17, 2015

Duration: one hour

Overview:   On this webinar, we learned about humane handling practices at the processing plant.  We discussed steps producers and processors can take to ensure humane treatment and how animal handling impacts meat quality.  We spoke with two humane handling experts, Anna Bassett and Tim Holmes, about the research that backs AWA's technical info and slaughter standards as well as their Animal Welfare Officer and Poultry Welfare Officer courses.   

Speakers: Anna Bassett and Tim Holmes, AWA.  

How to join NMPAN: go to the Niche Meat Processor Assistance Network website, type your email address into the box on the right, and click "subscribe."

 

 

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This work is supported by the USDA National Institute of Food and Agriculture, New Technologies for Ag Extension project.