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are sent to wet scrubbers using chlorine dioxide, condensed
and then evenly distributed across a biofilter designed to absorb
any residual compounds into natural materials and use bacterial growth to eliminate odors. The biofilter is monitored and
media changed every five years. 

Being a good neighbor

Complex Manager
Jonathan Greene
and Environmental
Manager Leroy
Wood tour the
SBR operation
(foreground)
that supports the
Cumming Division
rendering plant
(background).

for the cooling pond, which supplies
water to the non-contact cooling and
condensing processes within the plant.
Advanced technologies not traditionally associated with poultry processing
- or even some other rendering facilities - are used to apply waste heat
recovery with product lines to enhance
Courtesy of American Proteins
efficiency as well as water reuse. The
end result is an improved process thermal efficiency of about
30 percent to achieve similar overall product throughput.
The facility operates an aggressive odor abatement strategy
to treat room air and unit process vapors. Here, process vapors

Moving forward, the Cumming Division will use a regenerative thermal oxidizer (RTO) to treat the most odoriferous
feather process vapors while still upgrading the biofilter for
its other air streams. These multimillion-dollar investments
are not mandated but instead part of the Cumming Division's
desire to provide value to all of its customers and neighbors.
Besides its facility investments, American Proteins is a significant benefactor for numerous local charitable organizations and others across the nation.
The Cumming Division consistently works to exceed
its treatment permit requirements while keeping a keen eye
towards conserving resources, alternative energy sources and
protecting the environment. This commitment makes it a
2017 Clean Water Awards full treatment category Honorable
Mention. ■
John Pierson is principal research engineer at the Agricultural
Technology Research Program at the Georgia Tech Research
Institute. Contact: john.pierson@gtri.gatech.edu.

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Table of Contents for the Digital Edition of Poultry International - June 2018

Poultry International - June 2018
Contents
Editor’s Comment
News
2018 Poultry Nutrition & Feed Survey: Poultry feed formulations driven by consumers, market
Global poultry trade may become turbulent in 2018
Newly formed Avara takes third spot in UK poultry sector
Why chicken is the sustainable meat option
Poultry veterinary provision undergoing signifi cant change
8 considerations for cage-free laying hen nutrition
Taking the extra steps for poultry wastewater reuse
6 poultry processing tips to improve carcass quality
Products
Marketplace
Poultry International - June 2018 - CT1
Poultry International - June 2018 - CT2
Poultry International - June 2018 - Poultry International - June 2018
Poultry International - June 2018 - Cover2
Poultry International - June 2018 - BB1
Poultry International - June 2018 - BB2
Poultry International - June 2018 - Contents
Poultry International - June 2018 - Editor’s Comment
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Poultry International - June 2018 - News
Poultry International - June 2018 - 5
Poultry International - June 2018 - 2018 Poultry Nutrition & Feed Survey: Poultry feed formulations driven by consumers, market
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Poultry International - June 2018 - Global poultry trade may become turbulent in 2018
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Poultry International - June 2018 - Newly formed Avara takes third spot in UK poultry sector
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Poultry International - June 2018 - Why chicken is the sustainable meat option
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Poultry International - June 2018 - Poultry veterinary provision undergoing signifi cant change
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Poultry International - June 2018 - 8 considerations for cage-free laying hen nutrition
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Poultry International - June 2018 - Taking the extra steps for poultry wastewater reuse
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Poultry International - June 2018 - 6 poultry processing tips to improve carcass quality
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Poultry International - June 2018 - Marketplace
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