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3-A SSI Fall Webinar Series: Webinar #2

October 27, 2023 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm EDT

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From 3-A SSI:

Dairy Equipment Fabrication Shortcomings & Challenges

Dan Erickson, 3-A Certified Conformance Evaluator

Mr. Erickson has been traveling the world evaluating dairy equipment and dairy plant and packaging operations outside of the US for almost 20 years and will share his experience and the perspectives of specific dairy equipment hygienic design failures including the “whys”, “hows” and lessons to be learned.

Hygienic Design’s Impact on the Dairy Processing Industry

Helen Piotter, Dairy Farmers of America

Drawing upon years of experience as a state dairy farm and plant processing specialist and food safety and regulatory manager in the US dairy industry, Ms. Piotter will share her experiences on specific processing equipment hygienic design failures, its impact on dairy facility operations, products and lessons learned including tips of what to look for when evaluating dairy processing equipment.

Hygienic Design Perspectives in the Meat Processing Industry

Dennis Glick, 3-A Certified Conformance Evaluator

Mr. Glick will illustrate the key differences between hygienic design requirements for the dairy equipment inspection program and the USDA AMS meat equipment evaluation and certification program. In addition, he will share specific experiences in evaluating meat equipment, common shortcomings and why meat equipment meeting the USDA AMS “Guidelines for the Evaluation and Certification of the Sanitary Design and Fabrication of Meat and Poultry Processing Equipment – February 2009” still require periodic “deep cleaning”.

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October 27, 2023
10:00 am - 12:00 pm EDT