Meat and Poultry Research Conference (MPRC)

Meat and Poultry Research Conference
November 1-2, 2011
Marriott Country Club Plaza
Kansas City, Missouri

General Session
State of the Meat and Poultry Industry - Economic Outlook
Steve Meyer, Ph.D., Paragon Economics

Research Priority: Livestock Production: Antibiotic Resistance
The Science and Politics of Antimicrobial Resistance Risk: Misconceptions about Food Animal Antibiotic Use
Scott Hurd, DVM, Ph.D., Iowa State University
Antimicrobial Use in Livestock Production: An Opportunity to Balance Risk and Benefit
Guy Loneragan, BVSc, Ph.D., Texas Tech University
Antimicrobial Resistance: Research and Priorities
Mary E. Torrence, DVM, Ph.D., DACVPM, ARS, USDA
A Clinical Pharmacologists View of the Interaction of Antimicrobials and Bacteria in Food Animals
Michael Apley, DVM, Ph.D., DACVCP, Kansas State University College of Veterinary Medicine

Research Priority: Product Quality
Beef and Pork Flavor: Is It Important?
Rhonda Miller, Ph.D., Texas A&M University
Product Quality of Fresh and Further Processed Meat Products & Gaps in the Literature
Dustin Boler, Ph.D., Ohio State University
Poultry Meat Quality Research
Casey M. Owens, Ph.D., University of Arkansas
Product Quality
Brian Andrews, Hormel Food Corporation

Research Priority: Human Health and Nutrition
Human Health & Nutrition
Bill Layden, FoodMinds
Meat and Health: Why the Controversy?
David Klurfeld, Ph.D., USDA

Research Priority: Food Safety
Salmonella and Campylobacter Control During Poultry Processing
Shelly Mckee, Ph.D., Auburn University
Salmonella in Beef
Guy Loneragan, BVSc, Ph.D., Texas Tech University
The Low Relative Value of Current Preharvest Pork Salmonella Interventions
Scott Hurd, DVM, Ph.D., Iowa State University
Pre-harvest Food Safety and E.coli O157:H7 Vaccination
Scott Hurd, DVM, Ph.D., Iowa State University
Shiga toxin-producing Escherichia coli
Terrance Arthur, Ph.D., ARS, USDA