Meat Science: 64th Icomst begins on the 12th ...
Meat Science

64th Icomst begins on the 12th August


AUSTRALIA, Melbourne. The 64th International Congress of Meat Science and Technology will be held in Melbourne, Australia from 12th to 17th of August 2018. This major forum promises to be an effective exchange of information and ideas on important topics in the world of meat science and technology.

In celebration of Meat Standards Australia’s (MSA) 20th anniversary, the International Congress of Meat Science and Technology will run a special MSA session on Monday August 13. Running from 11am to 5.30pm, the program covers the development of MSA through to its role in the modern marketplace and what the future holds for the world’s leading eating quality grading system. The forum is free to ICoMST delegates and will run concurrently to the full program.

The theme of the Congress is ‘Quality and Integrity for Global Consumers’. The Congress will focus on the following major themes:

  • Provenance and fraud detection
  • Process control in the meat industry
  • Next generation technologies to assess carcass and meat quality
  • Food safety and microbiology; Smart packaging for quality, safety and integrity
  • Dietary muscle proteins for stage of life
  • Revolution in biometrics and consumer sensory science
  • Value adding to meat and offal
  • Glycolytic and proteolytic metabolism across species

Source: Icomst


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