NSF International Joins AMSA Sustaining Partners

Lizzy Schultz

NSF International has joined 35 other companies and institutions as a member of the American Meat Science Association (AMSA) Sustaining Partners Program, which recognizes the organizations and institutions that provide significant financial and logistical contributions for the products and services offered by the organization. “More and more, companies are requiring that their suppliers follow specific animal feed and welfare guidelines. …

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2017 Pork 101 Dates Set

Jamie Johansen

The American Meat Science Association’s (AMSA) 2017 PORK 101 courses will be held May 23-25 at Texas A&M University in College Station, Texas and October 23-25 at Iowa State University, in Ames, Iowa. PORK 101 is hosted by AMSA in cooperation with the National Pork Board and is sponsored by Merck Animal Health. Attendees will experience anything from live animal …

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Register for 70th Reciprocal Meat Conference

Jamie Johansen

The American Meat Science Association (AMSA) 70th Reciprocal Meat Conference (RMC) will be held June 18-21, 2017 at Texas A&M University in College Station, Texas. RMC serves as the annual meeting for AMSA and is being hosted by Texas A&M University. AMSA, the foremost association of meat science professionals, produces this conference. RMC features an interactive program tailored to bring …

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CEV & AMSA Develop New Industry Certification

Jamie Johansen

Restaurant job growth will outpace the overall economy in 2016, adding more than 300,000 jobs this year according to the National Restaurant Association. To help students prepare to enter this burgeoning area of job growth, CEV Multimedia has collaborated with the American Meat Science Association (AMSA) to develop the Culinary Meat Selection and Cookery certification. The Culinary Meat Selection and …

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AMSA Board Takes Office at AMSA 69th RMC

Jamie Johansen

The American Meat Science Association’s (AMSA) new board members began their terms at the conclusion of the 2016 AMSA 69th Reciprocal Meat Conference (RMC) in San Angelo, Texas. The new members to AMSA’s Board of Directors include: President Elect: · Dr. Rhonda Miller, Texas A&M University Directors: · Dr. Dustin Boler, University of Illinois · Amy Steward, Tyson Foods, Inc. …

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Frye Honored with AMSA Signal Service Award

Jamie Johansen

The American Meat Science Association (AMSA) announces that Casey Frye has been named an AMSA Fellow and is a recipient of the 2016 AMSA Signal Service Award. The AMSA Signal Service Award was established in 1956 and is given to members in recognition of devoted service and lasting contributions to the meat industry and to the association. The Signal Service …

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Texas Tech Professor Honored at AMSA Conference

Lizzy Schultz

The American Meat Science Association (AMSA) has announced that the recipient of the 2016 Intercollegiate Meat Judging Meritorious Service Award will be Dr. Mark Miller, Professor and San Antonio Stock Show & Rodeo Distinguished Chair in Meat Science at Texas Tech University. The award, sponsored by Food Safety Net Services and Agri-West International, will honor Dr. Miller during the AMSA …

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AMSA Announces 2016 Canadian PORK 101 Course

Jamie Johansen

The American Meat Science Association (AMSA) will be hosting the PORK 101 course at the University of Guelph, July 12-14, 2016 along with the National Pork Board, Maple Leaf Foods the Canadian Meat Science Association. The educational event is sponsored by Elanco Animal Health and Merck Animal Health. Attendees will experience firsthand in the selection, evaluation and fabrication of their …

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AMSA Members To Be Recognized at Conference

Lizzy Schultz

The American Meat Science Association (AMSA) will be presented multiple awards and recognitions to deserving members of the industry next month at the AMSA 69th Reciprocal Meat Conference on Tuesday, June 21, 2016 in San Angelo, TX. Dr. Lawrence Yates will be the recipient of the 2016 American Meat Science Association (AMSA) Special Recognition Award for his service to the …

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AMSA to Discuss Transparency in the Meat Industry

Jamie Johansen

Dr. Brad Morgan, Chef Michael Erickson, Hannah Boeh, Lori Pace and Donna Moenning will be the featured speakers at American Meat Science Association’s (AMSA), 69th Reciprocal Meat Conference (RMC) Transparency in the Meat Industry: Where We Are, Where We’ve Come and Where Are We Going – a panel discussion sponsored by Kemin. The event will be held June 19-22, 2016 …

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