Reciprocal Meat Conference starts with record turnout
Monday’s General Session featuring a keynote address by Penn State’s Dr. John Floros, focused on Sustainability. Tuesday’s Food Safety Session began with a keynote address by Frank Yiannis, Vice President of Food Safety for Wal-mart. The third session will begin with an International Lecture, “Working in a World of Meat Color,” by Dr. Melvin Hunt of Kansas State University on Wednesday.
Concurrent Technical Sessions covered Sustainability, Product Development and Proteomics Program chairman Dr. Steven Lonergan of Iowa State University, was delighted with the student participation.
“We had 119 research poster presentations, 98 participants in the RMC Iron Chef competition, sponsored by Cargill and 31 quiz bowl teams. In addition, the RMC Committee filled out the three day event with over 50 breakout/reciprocation sessions.”