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BBQ Carnivorous curriculum By Bryan Salvage Texas A&M puts an academic spin on the art of barbecue cooking O nce viewed as a regional US phe- Teaching Excellence; and Leader, nomenon, barbecue products Meat Science Section, Department have evolved in recent decades into of Animal Science, Texas A&M Univ. a nationwide staple both at retail and “Good barbecue is difficult to foodservice. The barbecue concept prepare and has a mystery to it. It has become so popular it is the focus is where great meat, seasonings and of a freshman course at Texas A&M smoke come together,” Savell explains. Univ., College Station, Texas. To date, “Barbecue is more art than science.” about 80 students have enrolled in: How the UGST 181 Texas Barbecue UGST 181 Texas Barbecue. course was developed is as unique as its Barbecue has a cu lt syllabus. In 2009, Texas A&M’s faculty fol low ing, insists Jeffrey get them into small sections of students “Manny” Rosenthal Chairholder, and provide an easier transition to holder of t he C i nt ron Un iv. college life, Savell explains. “We were Professorship in Undergraduate • Meat&Poultry • June 2013 • year seminars to incoming freshmen to and Regents Professor; E .M. 22 received an email request to teach first- Savell, one of the course instructors told the stress incoming freshmen face

Table of Contents for the Digital Edition of Meat&Poultry - June 2013

Meat&Poultry - June 2013
Table of Contents
Commentary - Now, we're cookin'
Business Notes - China’s Shuanghui makes bid for Smithfield
JBS posts $112.8M in Q1 earnings
COOL opponents vow to press on
Triumph Foods to expand pork facility
Hormel income dips on Jennie-O results, acquisitions
Washington - What’s in a name?
BBQ Report - Low & slow is red hot
BBQ Report - Carnivorous curriculum
Packaging Solutions - Consistency counts
Meat Processing Operations & Engineering - Small but savvy
Rooted in meat
Pushing pests out
Sanitation Tips - Usual suspects
CEO Series - Fit to lead
Ingredient Solutions - Meat makeover
Meat Perspectives - HAACP and more
From the Corral - STUNNING evidence
Names in the News
New Product Showcase
Classified Advertising
The Insider

Meat&Poultry - June 2013