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AMSA 74th RMC - Monday, August 16, 2021

Keynote Presentation

Navigating the Future of Meat– Jack Bobo, CEO, Futurity
Sponsored by Cargill

Concurrent Sessions:

Best Practices for Spices, Seasonings, and Flavors
Sponsored by Givaudan Flavors

This session will provide an overview of best practices for spices, seasonings, and flavors in processed meats. The speakers will share their expertise in the basics of flavor, how spices and seasons can interact with meat components in flavor development and product success. The regulatory aspects to be considered while using spices and seasonings will also be discussed.

  •  Spices, Seasonings and Flavors – Achieving the Desired Result - Dr. James Lamkey, Givaudan Flavors
  • Leveraging the Understanding of Meat Flavor for Product Success- Dr. Rodrigo Tarte, Iowa State University
  • Regulatory Aspects of Spices, Seasonings, and Flavors in Processed Meats - Kelly Kleinsmith, Johnsonville, LLC

Pre-Harvest Factors Influencing the Biology of Skeletal Muscle as Food
Sponsored by Texas Tech University

This concurrent session covers the latest developments on growth promotants in meat animal production, maternal nutrition and meat quality of progeny, and thermal stress challenges in chicken and turkey muscles. The session features Dr. Gale Strasburg of Michigan State University, Dr. Bradley Johnson of Texas Tech University, and Dr. Amanda Blair of South Dakota State University.

  • Impact of Growth Promotion on Meat Quality Characteristics - Bradley Johnson, Ph.D., Texas Tech University
  • Effects of Early Thermal Challenge on Poultry Muscle Growth, Development, and Meat Quality – Gale Strasburg, Ph.D., Michigan State University
  • Maternal Nutrition and Meat Quality of Progeny– Amanda Blair, Ph.D., South Dakota State University

Food Waste/Food Insecurity
Sponsored by Nestle Purina

The program will be able to highlight Feeding America no matter what Walmart does just because of all the good that they do.  Pat Bourke from Tyson as well has a strong message on how they move poultry into donation channels wherever they can and it makes sense.

  • Joe Weeden, Feeding America
  •  Mr. Pat Bourke, Senior Logistics Manager, Tyson Foods
  • TBD

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