Overview of meat life cycle from harvest to consumer. R. D. Huffman*1 and J. C. Brooks2, 1American Meat Institute Foundation, Washington, DC, 2Texas Tech University, Lubbock.
Defining spoilage: What is shelf life and how is it determined? T. L. Brown1, S. L. Jaax1, M. M. Brashears2, and S. J. Eilert*1, 1Cargill Meat Solutions, Wichita, KS, 2Texas Tech University, Lubbock.
Is there a link between food safety and food spoilage? J. C. Brooks*, M. M. Brashears, and M. F. Miller, Texas Tech University, Lubbock.
Characterization of newly developed chicken 44K Agilent microarray. X. Y. Li*, H. I. Chiang, J. Zhu, and H. Zhou, Texas A&M University, College Station.
Sources of variation in meat and carcass quality of pigs. E. F. Knol*, K. A. Engelsma, and J. W. M. Merks, Institute for Pig Genetics (IPG), Beuningen, The Netherlands.
Using a web-based economic model to examine investment decisions in the turkey industry for both integrated and non- integrated companies. B. J. Wood* and N. Buddiger, Hybrid Turkeys, Kitchener, Ontario, Canada.
Quantitative and biological issues of feed utilization efficiency. S. E. Aggrey*, University of Georgia, Athens.
SYMPOSIUM Egg and Meat Science and Muscle Biology - Livestock and Poultry Meat Packaging and Shelf Life Chair: Mark Miller, Texas Tech University 207 B
ASAS Early Career Achievement Award Introduction.
Gastrointestinal microbial ecology and the safety of our food supply as related to Salmonella. T. R. Callaway*, T. S. Edrington, J. A. Byrd, R. C. Anderson, R. B. Harvey, K. J. Genovese, J. L. McReynolds, and D. J. Nisbet, Food and Feed Safety Research Unit, College Station, TX.
Current and future Salmonella challenges: Background, serotypes, pathogenicity, and drug resistance. S. L. Foley*, Marshfield Clinic Research Foundation, Marshfield, WI.
Current and future Salmonella challenges: Prevalence of Salmonella in beef and dairy cattle and potential pathogenicity of their isolates. C. R. Jackson*, P. J. Fedorka-Cray, J. Haro, and B. M. McGlinchey, USDA-ARS, Athens, GA.
Current and future Salmonella challenges: Prevalence in swine and poultry and potential pathogenicity of their isolates. S. L. Foley*, Marshfield Clinic Research Foundation, Marshfield, WI.
SYMPOSIUM Food Safety - Livestock and Poultry Current and Future Salmonella Challenges Chair: Hussein S. Hussein, University of Nevada-Reno ASAS Early Career Achievement Award Sponsored by the ASAS Foundation 206 A
Introduction. H. S. Hussein.
Horse Species Chair: Sarah Ralston, Rutgers University 207 A
Temporal variables of the Quarter Horse hunter trot and canter. M. Nicodemus*, Mississippi State University, Mississippi State.
Survey of working conditions and management of donkeys in Niono and Segou. M. M. Diarra1, A. Doumbia1, and A. K. McLean*2, 1Institut Polytechnique Rural de Formation et de Recherche Appliquèe, Katibougou, Mali, 2Michigan State University, East Lansing.