Category: News

AMSA 75th Reciprocal Meat Conference

The lab attended the American Meat Science Association 75th Reciprocal Meat Conference in Des Moines, Iowa.

Graduate Students Toni Duarte, Yuyuan Feng, Bakytzhan Bolkenov, Sudipta Talukder, and Brady Hirshfeld shared their various research projects.



Awards dinner

AMSA 72th Reciprocal Meat Conference

The first Meat Science Quiz Bowl Team in UC Davis History (From left to right: Linghuan Yang, Matthew Poon, Jared Hickory, Adia Magill, Toni Duarte (coach)). The team had the worst travel trip (flights got cancelled three time in two days) due to the bad weather condition in CO and arrived in Loveland at 3am on the day of the contest. They did a great job, survived three rounds in the quiz bowl competition.

Toni Duarte and Frederick Yang participated in the poster competition. Toni presented “Comparison of water chilling and air chilling on poultry shelf life” and was awarded 3rd place in M.S. division.

Karla Michelle Villatoro gave a presentation on “Survival of Acid Resistant Shiga Toxin-Producing Escherichia coli to organic and inorganic acids”, which has been one of six RMC Chairman Selected Abstracts out of 170+ abstracts.

Group picture in front of the Rocky Mountain National Park.

Group picture with the CSU mascot CAM the Ram.

At the banquet of 72th RMC.

Picnic Day 2019 – Meat Me in Davis

Our lab exhibit “Meat Me in Davis” just made its debut at the Picnic Day in 2019!!!

Hundreds of people, including adults and kids participated in our mini games and won some cute prizes.

Over 400 people voted for their favorite meat species. And the winner is “SEAFOOD”!!!

Here are the results of the vote:

  1. Seafood (127)
  2. Beef (99)
  3. Poultry (63)
  4. Pork (57)
  5. Lamb & Goat (46)
  6. Game (11)