UC Berkeley Sutardja Center launches new lab to take on $1 trillion meat industry

The new alt.meat lab will enable engineering, science, and entrepreneurship students to utilize high-tech approaches to create plant-based meat alternatives targeted at satisfying meat lovers The University of California, Berkeley is creating...

Texas Association of Meat Processors 31st annual convention

The Texas Association of Meat Processors (TAMP) held their 31st annual convention in College Station, August 10-12, 2017. TAMP members are primarily the small and very small meat plants around Texas...

Papers presented at ICoMST 2017 in Cork, Ireland

Gordon Carstens, Rhonda Miller, Hannah Laird, Clay Eastwood, and Jeff Savell at the International Congress of Meat Science and Technology, Cork, Ireland Rhonda Miller, Gordon Carstens, Hannah Laird, Clay Eastwood, and Jeff...

2017 Center of the Plate Training at Texas A&M University

The 2017 Center of the Plate Training, sponsored by the North American Meat Institute, was held at the Rosenthal Meat Center at Texas A&M University on August 1-3, 2017. The Center...

US beef faces new challenge in Chinese market: Consumer acceptance

At the Sam’s Club store in Beijing’s Shijingshan district, the chilled beef on offer is so dominated by Australian cuts -- marbled rib eye steaks to fatty oxtail chunks -- that...

Clay Eastwood receives SMIKids graduate scholarship for 2017-2018

Clay Eastwood receives SMIKids Scholarship Clay Eastwood, a Meat Science graduate student from New Braunfels, Texas, is this year's graduate recipient of the SMIKids Scholarship. Clay was presented the scholarship at the...

Students receive Bob Ondrusek Memorial, SMA Hall of Honor, and SMA Foundation Scholarships

Jim Ondrusek presenting doctoral students Hannah Laird, Clay Eastwood, and Loni Lucherk (Texas Tech University) with scholarships Twenty-one students from Texas A&M University were the beneficiaries of three different scholarships presented by...

US poultry weighs in on NAFTA

In a recent letter to the current administration, the North American Agriculture and Trade Coalition referred to the North American Free Trade Agreement (“NAFTA”) as a “bonanza for American Agriculture.” The...

Pigs Pleased – Germans off pork

It was once said that you had a greater chance of seeing Yeti than a pig running down a German road, but those days might be over. A new report from Bloomberg says...

Watch your walrus

You might want to pass on Alaskan walrus steak this weekend. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) says that there have been at least two outbreaks of Trichinella infections...