There are 12 new names selected to be inducted to the Meat Industry Hall of Fame on Oct. 30. The ceremony will occur in conjunction with the North American Meat Processors Association’s annual Outlook Conference in Scottsdale, Ariz.
The members of the “Class of 2010” include:
Richard Bond, former chief executive officer, president and director of Tyson Foods
Ralph Cator, founder of Cardinal Meat Specialists Limited
William Farr of Farr Feeders (deceased)
Joel Johnson, former chairman, president and chief executive officer of Hormel Foods
H. Kenneth Johnson, former vice president meat science for the National Livestock and Meat Board and executive director, National Cattlemen’s Beef Association
Ray Kroc, founder and former chairman of McDonald’s (deceased)
Roger Mandigo, animal science professor, University of Nebraska
Robert Rust, professor emeritus in animal science, Iowa State University
Col. Harland Sanders, founder of Kentucky Fried Chicken (deceased)
Jeff Savell, regents professor and E.M. "Manny" Rosenthal chairholder in animal science, Texas A&M University
Deven Scott, former vice president, member services for the American Meat Institute and executive vice president, North American Meat Processors Association
Dave Thomas, founder of Wendy’s Old Fashioned Hamburgers (deceased).
The Meat Industry Hall of Fame was created a year ago by Dan Murphy, who now serves as its executive director and Chuck Jolley who serves as its president.
For more information about the event is available on line.