The American Meat Institute (AMI) is hosting its Fifth Annual Animal Care and Handling Conference, Feb. 27-28, 2003, Hyatt Regency Crown Center, Kansas City, MO.

The program will explore animal welfare, including the latest in animal handling and slaughtering practices; auditing teams and consulting services; product quality; and livestock and poultry production practices.

The National Pork Board will offer its “train the trainer” Trucker Quality Assurance Program the day before the main conference.

To register, log on to MeatAMI.com.