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What the Packer Considers in Food Safety and Food Quality Issues - Dr. John Ruby, Technical Services, JBS USA, from the 2013 NIAA Merging Values and Technology conference, April 15-17, 2013, Louisville, KY, USA.

Antimicrobial Resistance: Do We Know Everything? - Dr. Sid Thakur, Assistant Professor, North Carolina State University, from the 2013 NIAA Merging Values and Technology conference, April 15-17, 2013, Louisville, KY, USA.

Dr. Sid Thakur, Assistant Professor, North Carolina State University, studies antibiotic resistance on farm, slaughter, retail, and human environments. Dr. Thakur states that antimicrobial resistance is an international problem. Additionally antimicrobial and antibiotic use spans all parts of the chain from farm, food processing, food services, food retail, and home.

Legislative/Regulatory Update (Congress activities, regulatory activities, AVMA stance) - Dr. Christine Hoang, Assistant Director, Scientific Activities Division, American Veterinary Medical Association, from the 2013 NIAA Merging Values and Technology conference, April 15-17, 2013, Louisville, KY, USA.

This presentation was removed May 29, 2015 at the request of the National Milk Producers Federation - “The information in it has since become quite out of date since 2013”.

Milk and Dairy Beef Residues: Incidence & Communications - Mrs. Betsy Flores, Senior Director, Animal Health & Welfare, National Milk Producers Federation, from the 2013 NIAA Merging Values and Technology conference, April 15-17, 2013, Louisville, KY, USA.

Balancing People, Animals and the Planet - Jim Fallon, Coalition for Sustainable Agriculture, from the 2013 NIAA Merging Values and Technology conference, April 15-17, 2013, Louisville, KY, USA.

Jim Fallon, Coalition for Sustainable Agriculture, shares a model for sustainable agriculture. He also outlines the work done to understand and implement sustainable uses of antibiotics and sow housing.

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Coalition for Sustainable Egg Supply Research - Dr. Janice Swanson, Chair, Dept of Animal Sciences, Michigan State University, from the 2013 NIAA Merging Values and Technology conference, April 15-17, 2013, Louisville, KY, USA.

Dr. Janice Swanson, Chair, Dept of Animal Sciences, Michigan State University, details the systems of production for eggs, with the focus on social sustainability. The research Dr. Swanson shares points out the structures and systems that would address the concerns consumers have with egg production: bird space, habitat, and living.

Animal Welfare During a Disease Outbreak - Dr. Patrick Webb, Director - Swine Health Programs, National Pork Board, from the 2013 NIAA Merging Values and Technology conference, April 15-17, 2013, Louisville, KY, USA.

Emergency Preparedness and Response - Dr. Barb Masters, Senior Policy Advisor, OFW Law, from the 2013 NIAA Merging Values and Technology conference, April 15-17, 2013, Louisville, KY, USA.

Dr. Barb Masters talks about food defense, foodborne outbreaks, and product recalls. Food defense? It is having measures in place to reduce the chances of someone intentionally contaminating the food supply in order to kill or hurt people, disrupt our economy, or ruin your business. She states that legislation, regulation and enforcement is key.

Feral Swine and Foreign and Emerging Animal Diseases - Dr. Lindsey Holmstrom; Diagnostic Epidemiologist, Center for Foreign Animal and Zoonotic Center, from the 2013 NIAA Merging Values and Technology conference, April 15-17, 2013, Louisville, KY, USA.

USDA-APHIS IT Update - Mr. Neil Hammerschmidt, Manager, Animal Disease Traceability, USDA/APHIS/ VS, from the 2013 NIAA Merging Values and Technology conference, April 15-17, 2013, Louisville, KY, USA.

Mr. Neil Hammerschmidt provides an update on U.S. Department of Agriculture's Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service (USDA - APHIS) information technology initiatives. Neil shares the progress on data sharing standards and policies. He also outlines new functionalities that will be rolled out in 2013.