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AMSA RMC 2017 - Monday RECIPROCATION Sessions

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1:00-2:00 pm Reciprocation Sessions:

  • Seafood Processing 101
    • Sponsored by Corbion
    • Speaker: Christina DeWitt, Ph.D., Oregon State University
  • Changing Environment of Animal Welfare Attributes, Audits and Auditors
    • Speaker: Collette Kaster, Professional Animal Auditor Certification Organization
  • Pork Quality
    • Sponsored by the National Pork Board
    • Speaker: Laura Bachmeier, National Pork Board
  • Texture is in the Mouth of the Beholder:  Understanding the Impact of Mouth Behavior on Product Development
    • Speaker: Jennifer Vahalik, U&I Collaboration
  • Red Meat Exports: Where Are We Now? Where Are We Going?”
    • Sponsored by Texas Beef Council
    • Speaker: Cheyenne McEndaffer, U.S. Meat Export Federation
  • Irradiation Technologies in the Meat Industry
    • Speaker: Sohini Bhatia, Texas A&M University
  • Pork Variety Meats Exports 101
    • Sponsored by the National Pork Board
    • Speaker: Keith Belk, Ph.D., Colorado State University
  • Thermal Dynamics of Cooking Meat
    • Sponsored by the AMSA Educational Foundation Roger Mandigo Mentor Recognition Fund
    • Speaker: Adria Adams, Ph.D., Sadler’s Smokehouse
  • Food Security - A Meat Science Story
    • Speaker: Mindy Brashears, Ph.D., Texas Tech University 
  • Chairman Selected Meat Safety ePosters
    • Sponsored by the Beef Industry Food Safety Council 
    • Presenters: Brittney Bullard, Colorado State University; Joyjit Saha, Oklahoma State University; and Mo Jia, Colorado State University
  • Poultry 201 Mini Session
    • Sponsored by Kerry Ingredients
    • Speakers: Brandon Burrows, Kerry Ingredients and Clint Wetzel, Kerry Ingredients

2:30-3:30 pm - Reciprocation Sessions

  • Application of BluWrap System to Shelf Life Extension of Fresh Salmon and Pork
    • Speaker: Mark Barnekow, BluWrap
  • Empirical Examination of Exercise on Cattle Behavior, Health, and Welfare: Working Towards an Objective and Quantifiable Metric of Animal Welfare
    • Speaker: Courtney Daigle, Ph.D., Texas A&M University
  • Neuromarketing Food & Ag Products - Facial Recognition Software
    • Sponsored by Sadler’s Smokehouse
    • Speaker: Michelle Segovia, Texas A&M University
  • Red Meat Exports: Where Are We Now? Where Are We Going?”
    • Sponsored by Texas Beef Council
    • Speaker: Cheyenne McEndaffer, U.S. Meat Export Federation
  • Risk Assessment and Management of Sanitary Equipment & Facility Design Issues
    • Sponsored by the Beef Industry Food Safety Council 
    • Speaker: John Butts, Ph.D., Land O’ Frost, Inc.
  • Understanding the Pet Food Regulatory Environment
    • Speaker: Lindsay Beaton, Petfood Industry Magazine
  • Dietary Fats and Cardiovascular Disease
    • Speaker: Stephen Smith, Ph.D., Texas A&M University
  • Water Usage and Conservation Methods Pertaining to Beef Slaughter and Processing
    • Speaker: Hunter Galloway, Ph.D., Western Kentucky University
  • What Makes a Great Meat Judging Committee Member?
    • Speakers: Tom Carr, Ph.D., Retired; Scott Howard, Ph.D., Cargill; Jake Nelson, Oklahoma State University; Gretchen Mafi, Ph.D., Oklahoma State University; Benjy Mikel ,Ph.D., John R. White Co.; Brad Morgan, Ph.D., Performance Food Group; John Scanga, Ph.D., Elanco Animal Health; and Jimmy Wise, Ph.D., Retired 

4:00-5:00 pm  -  Reciprocation Sessions

  • Impedance Measurement of Fish Quality and its Expansion into Poultry, Beef and the Seafood Marketplace
    • Speaker: Keith Cox, Ph.D., Seafood Analytics
  • Raised Without Antibiotics and Other Livestock Marketing Programs
    • Speakers: Collette Kaster, Professional Animal Auditor Certification Organization and David Anderson, Ph.D., Texas A&M University  
  • Meat Me on Instagram -- Digital Consumer Trends
    • Sponsored by Texas Beef Council
    • Speaker: Jess Pryles, Hardcore Carnivore
  • Designed Context:  Sensory and Measuring the Consumer Eating Experience
    • Funded by the Beef Checkoff
    • Speaker: Tess Aldredge, McCormick & Co., Inc.
  • The Religious Slaughter of Animals for Food: A Discussion
    • Speaker: Joe Regenstein, Ph.D., Cornell University
  • An Introduction to Bacteriophages for Food Safety: Basic Principles and Development
    • Speaker: Jason Gill, Ph.D., Texas A&M University
  • The Application of Bacterio-Phages for Pathogen Reductions in Fresh and RTE Meats
    • Speaker: Robin Peterson, Micreos
    • Sponsored by Texas Beef Council
  • Consumer vs. Customer (in Pet Food, Our Consumer isn’t Our Customer!)
    • Speaker: Lindsay Beaton, Petfood Industry Magazine
  • Did they hear what you thought you said?
    • Sponsored by the AMSA Student Membership
    • Speaker:  Wendy Pinkerton, Zoetis
  • Review of the Non-Intact Best Practices Guide
    • Sponsored by the Beef Industry Food Safety Council
    • Speaker: Norlyn Tipton, Sysco Corporation
  • Meat and Muscle Biology: Your AMSA Scientific Journal\
    • Sponsored by the AMSA Educational Foundation Robert Merkel Mentor Recognition Fund
    • Speaker: Ken McMillin, Ph.D., Louisiana State University

Social Media

  • @MeatScience: Thanks @Elanco for their support of the meat judging program. They are making a huge difference for these students! #meatjudging
  • @MeatScience: Congratulations to @TexasTech University, Senior Division champs of the American Royal Intercollegiate Meat Judging Contest #meatjudging
  • @MeatScience: Congratulations to Fort Scott Community College, American Royal Meat Judging champions for the A-Division #meatjudging
  • @MeatScience: Congratulations Jenna Frink, Colorado State University: High Individual, Senior Division in the American Royal Meat Judging Contest
  • @MeatScience: Congratulations Rachel Gold, Fort Scott Community College: High Individual, A-Division of today's American Royal Meat Judging Contest