2010 MEAT INDUSTRY HALL OF FAME
The Class of 2010 has been elected to the MEAT INDUSTRY HALL OF FAME. Twelve new members were chosen from a list of over 50 nominees by the Hall’s Board of Trustees and inductees from last year’s inaugural class. The nominees included an all-star list of executives, academicians, innovators and association leaders from all sectors of the industry. The Induction Ceremony for the new MEAT INDUSTRY HALL OF FAME Members took place Oct. 30, 2010 at the Fairmont Scottsdale in Scottsdale, Arizona.
Among the 12 honorees were AMSA members:
• H. Kenneth Johnson, Vice President - Meat Science, National Live Stock & Meat Board; Executive Director, National Cattlemen’s Beef Association
• Dr. Roger Mandigo, Professor, Animal Science Department, University of Nebraska
• Robert E. Rust, Professor Emeritus, Animal Science, Iowa State University
• Dr. Jeff W. Savell, Regents Professor and E.M. "Manny" Rosenthal Chair holder in Animal Science, Texas A&M University
The MEAT INDUSTRY HALL OF FAME was created to be a repository for the people and the stories that have shaped the industry and its progress, and as a shrine to the leaders whose vision, dedication and innovative ideas have shaped and sustained the meat packing and poultry processing as the leading sector of the U.S. food production system. The MEAT INDUSTRY HALL OF FAME is a nonprofit educational organization that is dedicated to honoring individuals, preserving history and educating the public about the positive contributions by these outstanding individuals to the industry.
Other honorees include: Richard Bond, CEO, President and Director, Tyson Foods Inc.; Ralph Cator, Founder, Cardinal Meat Specialists Limited ; William D. Farr, Farr Feeders (deceased); Joel Johnson, Chairman, President & CEO, Hormel Foods Corporation; Ray Kroc, Founder & Chairman, McDonald’s Corporation (deceased); Col. Harland Sanders, Founder, Kentucky Fried Chicken (deceased); Deven Scott, Vice President - Member Services, American Meat Institute; Executive Vice President, North American Meat Processors Association and Dave Thomas, Founder, CEO, Wendy’s Old Fashioned Hamburgers (deceased).