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IPPE Seminar 2013 Presentations

The following presentations were delivered at the 2013 IPPE International Rendering Symposium: Using Rendered Product to Combat High Feed Costs. You may download PDF copies of the presentations by clicking on the presentation names below.


Thursday, January 31, 2013 (Day One)

Overview of North American Rendering Industry, NRA and WRO (Tom Cook, NRA)
Safety and Quality of Rendered Products (Dr. David Meeker, NRA)
Production profile of rendered protein meals in Latin America and its market needs for the pet food market (Gianni Carniglia, NRA)
Innovation in the Rendering Industry (Dr. Jessica Meisinger, NRA)
Rendering: A Green Industry (Dr. Charles Gooding, Clemson University)
Controlling Salmonella in Feed (Dr. Charles Starkey, American Proteins, Inc.)
Rendered Products for Pet Food (Dr. Greg Aldrich, Kansas State University)


Friday, February 1, 2013 (Day Two)

The Economics of Rendered Products (Bill Dieterichs, The Jacobsen Report)
Rendered Products for Feeding Poultry (Dr. Jeffre Firman, University of Missouri)
The Role of Rendered Products in Aquaculture Feeds (Dr. Sergio Nates, Latin American Rendering Association)
Rendered Products for Feeding Swine (Dr. Brian Kerr, USDA/ARS)
Quality Assurance in Manufacturing Rendered Products—Supplier Perspective (Dr. Ross Hamilton, DarPro)


The U.S. rendering industry collects and safely processes more than 50 billion pounds of animal byproducts each year. Rendering is the process of converting these materials into fats and proteins used in animal feed. The rendering industry provides services for the safe collection of these materials, transports the materials in biosecure, leak-proof trucks and uses heat (240 to 290Âș F) to dehydrate and separate the fat and solid materials. This seminar session will focus on the quality and safety of rendered products. Building on a background of the industry and its markets, globally recognized speakers will describe the value of using rendered products as an ingredient in feed, as well as explaining the process, safety, quality control, and research that is involved in the rendering process.