The International Rendering Symposium is returning to the 2014 International Production & Processing Expo (IPPE). Sponsored by the National Renderers Association, “The Rendering Industry: Using Rendered Products for Safe, High Quality Feed” two-day symposium is $150 for registered Expo attendees.

This year’s International Rendering Symposium will include a presentation by Dr. Annel Greene, Clemson University, on Controlling Salmonella in Feed. Dr. Charles Starkey, American Proteins, will discuss The Nuts and Bolts of the Rendering Industry. A presentation on Rendered Products for Feeding Swine will be presented by Dr. Hans Stein of the University of Illinois, and Mark Brinkman, Diamond Pet Food Company, will focus on Rendered Products and the Pet Food Industry.

Other program topics will include an Overview of the North American Rendering Industry, NRA, and WRO; Quality Assurance in Manufacturing Rendered Products – Supplier Perspective; Sustainability, Perception and the Real World – The Raw Material Conundrum; Rendered Products for Feeding Poultry; The Role of Rendered Products in Aquaculture Feeds; andInnovations in the Rendering Industry.

IPPE, the world's largest annual poultry, feed, and meat industry event, will be held Jan. 28 - 30, 2014, at the Georgia World Congress Center in Atlanta, Ga. “The Rendering Industry: Using Rendered Products for Safe, High Quality Feed” symposium is scheduled for Thursday and Friday, Jan. 30 – 31, 2014. For more information on the program, click here. To register for the event, go to