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  • Dinh, Nair, and Scheffler Honored as AMSA 2021 Achievement Award Recipients

    Jun 24, 2021
    he American Meat Science Association (AMSA) is enthusiastic to announce Drs. Thu Dinh, Mahesh Nair, and Tracy Scheffler are the 2021 AMSA Achievement Award recipients. The Achievement Award was established in 1992 and is designed to recognize and foster young professional AMSA members who have demonstrated significant skills and contribution to the animal products industry and is sponsored by Burke Corporation. Dinh, Nair, and Scheffler are being honored during the 74th AMSA Reciprocal Meat Conference (RMC) awards presentation on August 17, 2021, in Reno, Nevada, hosted by the University of Nevada – Reno.
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  • AMSA and MeatsPad Forge New Podcast Partnership

    Mar 11, 2021
    American Meat Science Association (AMSA), the world’s largest organization of meat scientists, technology leaders, and students is announcing that it has partnered with MeatsPad, to make it the official podcast of AMSA.
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  • DR. JOHN FORREST HONORED BY AMSA WITH THE 2020 R.C. POLLOCK AWARD

    Jul 31, 2020
    The American Meat Science Association (AMSA) announces that Dr. John Forrest has been named the 2020 AMSA R.C. Pollock Award winner. The R.C. Pollock Award is presented annually in honor of the first general manager of the National Live Stock and Meat Board. This award is sponsored by the AMSA Development Council R.C. Pollock, Robert Bray, and Vern Cahill Mentor Recognition Funds. Dr. Forrest will be honored on Thursday, August 6, 2020 at 3:30 p.m. (CST), during the Virtual 66th International Congress of Meat Science and Technology (ICoMST) and the AMSA 73rd Reciprocal Meat Conference (RMC) awards presentation.
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  • AMSA Announces Symposium Speakers on Corporate Responsibility and Giving Back

    Jul 27, 2020
    The American Meat Science Association (AMSA) is pleased to announce, Dr. Justin Ransom, Ms. Julie Garfieldt Kofoed and Ms. Claire Kells, will be the featured speakers in the concurrent symposium entitled “Corporate Responsibility and Giving Back” on Thursday, August 6, 2020 during the 66th International Congress of Meat Science and Technology (ICoMST) and the AMSA 73rd Reciprocal Meat Conference (RMC) exclusively virtual meeting. This session will be sponsored by Seaboard Foods, Seaboard Triumph Foods and Daily’s Premium Meats.
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  • 2020 Undergraduate Scholastic Achievement Award Recipients

    Jul 22, 2020
    The American Meat Science Association (AMSA) announces Megan Eckhardt, Becca Grimes, Katie Lybarger, Conner McKinzie, Chandler Sarchet, Colton Smith and Hannah Williams as the 2020 Undergraduate Scholastic Achievement Award recipients. The Undergraduate Scholastic Achievement Award promotes meat science by recognizing outstanding undergraduate students with potential for a career in meats. The candidates may or may not have committed himself/herself to a career in meats but have demonstrated an interest in meat science and the meat industry. The Undergraduate Scholastic Achievement Award is sponsored by ADM. All students will be honored during the Virtual 66th International Congress of Meat Science and Technology and the AMSA 73rd Reciprocal Meat Conference (RMC) awards presentation.
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  • AMSA HONORS DR. HUFF-LONERGAN AS THE 2020 AMSA DISTINGUISHED TEACHING AWARD WINNER

    Jul 13, 2020
    The American Meat Science Association (AMSA) announces Dr. Elisabeth Huff-Lonergan as the recipient of the 2020 Distinguished Teaching Award. The award was established to recognize excellence in the teaching of undergraduate and graduate meat science courses and the impact on the lives of those students in a highly positive manner. The award is sponsored by Hawkins, Inc. Dr. Elisabeth Huff-Lonergan will be honored on Thursday, August 6, 2020 at 3:30 p.m. (CST), during the Virtual 66th International Congress of Meat Science and Technology (ICoMST) and the AMSA 73rd Reciprocal Meat Conference (RMC) awards presentation.
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  • AMSA’S 2020 ACHIEVEMENT AWARD HONORS DR. DUSTIN BOLER, DR. TRAVIS O’QUINN AND DR. GARY SULLIVAN

    Jun 26, 2020
    The American Meat Science Association (AMSA) has announced the three AMSA members that will be the recipients of the Distinguished Achievement Award. Dr. Dustin Boler, Dr. Travis O’Quinn and Dr. Gary Sullivan will be honored on Thursday, August 6, 2020 at 3:30 p.m. (CST), during the Virtual 66th International Congress of Meat Science and Technology (ICoMST) and the AMSA 73rd Reciprocal Meat Conference (RMC) awards presentation. The Achievement Award was established in 1992 and is designed to recognize and foster the development of young AMSA members who have demonstrated significant skills and contribution to the animal products industry and the AMSA. The award is sponsored by Burke Corporation.
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  • Dr. Gretchen Mafi Awarded the 2019 AMSA Distinguished Teaching Award

    May 21, 2019
    The American Meat Science Association (AMSA) is excited to announce Dr. Gretchen Mafi as the recipient of the 2019 Distinguished Teaching Award. The award was established to recognize excellence in the teaching of undergraduate and graduate meat science courses and the impact on the lives of those students in a highly positive manner.
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  • AMSA’s 2019 Achievement Award Honors Carrie Garner, Dr. Jerrad Legako, and Dr. Ranjith Ramanathan

    May 16, 2019
    The American Meat Science Association (AMSA) has announced the three AMSA members who will be the recipients of the Distinguished Achievement Award. Carrie Garner, Dr. Jerrad Legako, and Dr. Ranjith Ramanathan will be honored on Tuesday, June 25, 2019 at a special awards banquet during the AMSA 72nd Reciprocal Meat Conference (RMC) in Loveland, CO.
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  • AMSA Welcomes Meyer Natural Foods to the Sustaining Partners Program

    Jan 31, 2019
    Meyer Natural Foods has joined over 40 other companies and institutions as a Sustaining Partner of the American Meat Science Association (AMSA).
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  • AMSA Welcomes Winpak to the Sustaining Partners Program

    Aug 31, 2018
    ​Winpak has joined over 40 other companies and institutions as a Sustaining Partner of the American Meat Science Association (AMSA).
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  • AMSA Welcomes NSF International to the Sustaining Partners Program

    Feb 23, 2017
    NSF International has joined 35 other companies and institutions as a Sustaining Partner of the American Meat Science Association (AMSA).
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  • AMSA Charter Member Dr. Vern Cahill Will be Greatly Missed

    Feb 24, 2016
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  • Make a Contribution to the Meat Science Community

    Dec 17, 2015
    Your continuing generosity of donations to the AMSA Educational Foundation and time and effort to AMSA programs and activities is very much appreciated.
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  • AMSA ANNOUNCES LAUNCH OF NEW CONSUMER WEBSITE

    Nov 23, 2015
    The American Meat Science Association (AMSA) announces the launch of its new consumer website, TheMeatWeEat.com.
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  • Foundation Launches Century Club Initiative

    Nov 19, 2015
    This is an easy opportunity for every member to make a lasting impact.
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  • Eric Berg Examines Relationship Between Red Meat Consumption and Obesity

    Oct 13, 2015
    American Meat Science Association (AMSA) and the North American Meat Institute (NAMI) and released a new Meat MythCrusher video examining the link between red meat consumption and obesity.
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  • AMSA Sustaining Partner Highlight

    Sep 17, 2015
    For more than 50 years, the AMSA has relied on support from partners to maintain its ability to provide community and professional development programs and opportunities for individuals in the field of meat science.
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  • Cross Mentor Recognition Presented in Lincoln, NE

    Jul 02, 2015
    AMSA is honored to announce the establishment of the Dr. H. Russell Cross Mentor Recognition Fund. This mentorship was presented during the awards banquet at RMC on Tuesday, June 16.
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  • Moody Mentor Recognition Presented in Lincoln, NE

    Jul 02, 2015
    AMSA is honored to announce the establishment of the Dr. William G. Moody Mentor Recognition Fund. This mentorship was presented during the awards banquet at RMC on Tuesday, June 16.
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