Wastewater Treatment Challenges for the Poultry and Egg Industry

Wed. February 13| 9:00 AM - 12:00 PM | C205

Water is a necessary component of producing a safe and wholesome source of protein.  While the poultry and the egg industry has a long history of efficiently treating the wastewater generated in poultry and egg processing plants, industry wastewater professionals face new challenges stimulated by the use of antimicrobial compounds to address food safety requirements.  Attendees of this program will hear industry representatives, academia and consultants address issues surrounding these new challenges.

Food Safety Regulations and Intervention Practices
Antimicrobials what are they and how they are used.
Fate and transport of PAA in wastewater treatment unit operations.
Carryover of antimicrobial compounds into wastewater treatment plants.

Cost: Free

Track: IPPE Free Educational Programs

Handout(s): Agenda

Session Sponsor

Sponsored by U.S. Poultry & Egg Association

U.S. Poultry & Egg Association


DeVillena, Juan

DeVillena, Juan,

Director of Quality Assurance and Food Safety

Wayne Farms, LLC

Pavlostathis, Dr. Spyros

Pavlostathis, Dr. Spyros, Dr.


Georgia Institute of Technology

Peterson, Dr. Ashley

Peterson, Dr. Ashley, Dr.

Sr. VP of Scientific and Regulatory Affairs

National Chicken Council

Woodruff, Steven

Woodruff, Steven,


Woodruff & Howe Environmental Engineering, Inc. (WHEE, Inc.)