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Goodson and Forsthoffer to Speak During Animal Agriculture Sustainability Summit at IPPE 2013

05 December 2012
IPPE 2013

US - The fifth annual Animal Agriculture Sustainability Summit will be held during the International Production & Processing Expo at the Georgia World Congress Center in Atlanta, Georgia.

This important program will provide viewpoints from top industry experts on sustainability and why it matters to your business, as well as how to unite the existing sustainability gap between industry and consumers. The two-day program is $150 for all registered Expo attendees.

This year's Animal Agriculture Sustainability Summit will include a presentation by Dr Jon Goodson, Evonik, on the Use of Amino Acids and the Impact on Carbon Footprint. Joe Forsthoffer, Perdue Farms, will provide an Industry Perspective on Bridging the Sustainability Gap Between Industry and Consumers, with a Consumer Perspective provided by Terry Fleck, Center for Food Integrity, and a NGO’s Perspective, provided by Suzy Friedman, Environmental Defense Fund. A presentation on Viewpoints for the Future of Sustainability: Why It Matters will be presented by Bryan Weech, World Wildlife Fund, with Dr. Marty Matlock, University of Arkansas, focusing on Measuring What Matters.

Dennis Treacy, VP of Environmental Affairs and Governmental Relations at Smithfield Foods, and Leigh Ann Johnston, EHS Training and Sustainability Manager at Tyson Foods, will participate in a panel discussing the key steps in embedding Sustainability in Business. Also participating on the panel are Dr Michael McCloskey, Select Milk Producers, and Mike Mullins, Cargill. In addition, the Summit will include a ceremony to recognize and present honors to winners of USPOULTRY’s 2013 Family Farm Environmental Excellence Award.

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