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The Meat Industry Hall of Fame recently revealed the names of six industry leaders recognized as the latest class of Hall of Fame inductees.
Each year, previously elected members and the Hall of Fame's trustees select the new members from nominations submitted by stakeholders in the red meat and poultry industry. The class of 2013 makes the fifth class of inductees.
New members include: Barry Carpenter, CEO of the North American Meat Association; Michael E. Dikeman, Ph.D., professor of meat science at Kansas State University; Sheldon Lavin, chairman and CEO of OSI Group, LLC; Tom Pierson, Ph.D., professor emeritus at Michigan State University; James "Bo" Reagan, Ph.D., vice president of the NCBA Research and Knowledge Management Center; and Roger Reiser, president of Reise.