Department News and Updates! June 24, 2016


  • Frank Mitloehner interviewed for the NPR Marketplace show discussing the story: “What would happen if China put itself on a diet?”


  • Cassandra Tucker presented at the International Symposium on Beef Cattle Welfare in Manhattan, Kansas; she highlighted the work of her graduate student, Gabbi Simon: a website providing training for cow-calf health and handling assessment
  • Silas Hung gave two invited seminars at the Dipartimento di Medicina Veterinaria, Università degli Studi di Sassari, SASSARI, Italy
  • Francine Bradley visited the President of the Canada Branch of WPSA, Dr. Karen Schwean-Lardner  & toured the Poultry Research facilities at the Univ of Saskatchewan in Saskatoon
  • Cassandra Tucker spoke at the 9th Boehringer Ingelheim Expert Forum on Farm Animal Well Being in Montreal, Quebec about “From the lab to life: taking research findings into the world”
  • Frank Mitloehner presented at the Beef Industry Pasture to Plate RDN Tour in Coalinga and at the Zoetis Dairy Leaders Summit in San Diego
  • Richard Blatchford presented animal welfare issues of meat birds at the California Poultry Federation's Annual Quality Assurance Program
  • Alison Van Eenennaam spoke on a panel of “The Future of Meat” at the Breakthrough Institute Dialog in Sausalito