AMSA RMC 2018 - Tuesday - Concurrent Technical Sessions 

Tuesday, June 26

8:30-9:30 am

Keynote: Treavor Butterworth; Sense About Science USA, Executive Director

Sponsored by Kemin
Session proceedings recording funded by the Beef Checkoff

“Trust, Transparency, and Communicating Science” by Trevor Butterworth, founding Executive Director of Sense About Science, USA. Butterworth has written for The Washington Post, The Financial Times, The Wall Street Journal, Newsweek, and The New Yorker.com, among many other publications.  This presentation will focus on the reality that facts rarely change people’s beliefs. What does that mean for scientific integrity and progress moving forward?

Concurrent Technical Sessions

10:00 am - 12:00 pm

Concurrent Technical Session IV - Marinated Products: A Look at the Other Processed Meat

Sponsored by Iowa State University
Session proceedings recording funded by the Beef Checkoff

  • Marination – Improving Products Through Ingredient and Process Technology
    Speaker: Dale Hunt, Marination Technical Processing Manager, JBT Corporation
  • Control Strategies for Microbial Growth in Fresh and Fully-Cooked Meat Products
    Speaker: Jasdeep Saini, Ph.D., Food Microbiologist, Chipotle Mexican Grill, Inc.
  • What Does this Picture Indicate about Marination?
    Speaker: Ann Brackenridge, Ph.D., Quality Systems Director, Cargill Value Added Meats

Concurrent Technical Session V - Meat & Nutrition – Sustaining Healthy Protein Sources

Sponsored by Kraft Heinz Company
Session proceedings recording funded by the Beef Checkoff

  • U.S. Dietary Guidelines for Health: Getting to the Meat of the Matter
    Speaker: Wayne Campbell, Ph.D., Professor, Purdue University
  • Can Meat Consumption Improve Global Quality of Life?
    Speaker: Eric Berg, Ph.D., Professor, North Dakota State University
  • How are Plants Competing with Meat for the Center of the Plate
    Speaker:  Rody Hawkins, Ph.D., President and Chief Executive Officer, Improved Nature LLC


Concurrent Technical Session VI - Food Safety ~ Pathogen Detection and Microbiological Testing

Sponsored by Texas Tech University International Center for Food Industry Excellence
Session proceedings recording funded by the Beef Checkoff

  • Current Perspectives in Microbiological Testing for the Meat Industry
    Speaker: Alex Brandt, Ph.D., Chief Science Officer at Food Safety Net Services
  • Identification and Characterization of Bacteria using Mass Spectrometry
    Speaker: Jessica Prenni, Ph.D., Associate Professor at Colorado State University
  • Outbreak Detection and Investigation:  Role of Public Health
    Speaker: Nicole Comstock, Field Epidemiology and Enteric Disease Program Manager, Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment

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