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August 2014

Check out the August 2014 issue of Independent Processor, with features on meat industry lobbying, the Independent Processor of the Year, and more!

Queen city Sausage: The Independent Processor of the Year

As one of Cincinnati’s last remaining meat companies, Queen City Sausage excels at giving back to the community.
In 1965, Queen City Sausage was a fledgling sausage company in Cincinnati, a city full of established, well-known processors.
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Grass Roots Lobbying: How to have a voice for the industry in Washington D.C.

Establishing a personal relationship with representatives is a simple step that could have a big impact.
For years, the North American Meat Association has held an annual Washington Conference, where attendees travel to Washington D.C. to meet with USDA officials as well as their Congressional representatives.
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Stepping into social media

Anyone in the meat industry be an advocate.
At its best, social media can connect friends and family, keep people informed of breaking news and allow people to share their knowledge or experiences in bite-sized pieces.
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Practicing the art of Charcutería

New book details how to put a Spanish spin on sausage making.
One of the more recent trends to hit restaurants has been the rise in charcuterie, or the curing of meats like sausages or hams.
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Higher Education

Mizzou offers pathway to jobs in animal, food science industries

The University of Missouri is unique in that the meat science faculty is split between the Animal Science and Food Science programs.
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Independent Thoughts

Celebrating difference

Having traveled all across North America during my professional career, I would guess that I’ve been in more supermarkets in more states then the average consumer
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Processor's Perspective

The United States of Associations

They say you can’t have too much of good thing; however this does not seem to be the case with mergers and meat associations.
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Cordray's Corner

FSIS issues compliance guidelines for allergen control

Since 2008 there has been a sustained increase in the number of FSIS- regulated products that contain undeclared allergens.
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