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International developments in process efficiency and quality of the meat industry: Their impact on competitiveness

An international conference on "International developments in process efficiency and quality of the meat industry: Their impact on competitiveness" will take place in Dublin, Ireland, on 16-17 November 1995. It is organized by the National Food Centre, with sponsorship from th...

16 November 1995 - 16 November 1995
Ireland

An international conference on "International developments in process efficiency and quality of the meat industry: Their impact on competitiveness" will take place in Dublin, Ireland, on 16-17 November 1995. It is organized by the National Food Centre, with sponsorship from the Commission's Agriculture and Fisheries programme of the Third Framework Programme for RTD activities (1990-1994).

The aim of the conference is to present to European industrialists and researchers recent international advances in meat-processing efficiency and quality, and to highlight future trends.

The following issues will be addressed:

- Genetic selection;
- Feed supplementation;
- Robotics/automation;
- Carcass classification and composition;
- Efficiency and inefficiencies in meat production;
- Meat quality: Improvements and control;
- Quality assurance scheme;
- Marketing trends;
- Trends in meat manufacture;
- Marketing a meat product: A case history;
- Packaging development;
- How healthy is meat?
For further information, please contact:

European Commission
DG XII/E-2
Mr. Liam Breslin
200 rue de la Loi
B-1049 Brussels
Fax +32-2-2964322