IFT SciDish Podcast


In this podcast, you will learn what ASF is, what the U.S. is doing to protect its hog population, and how the Covid-19 pandemic has compounded the problem. You will also learn what consumers and someone working in the science of food can do to help the situation.


Darrell Peel

Derrell Peel
Oklahoma State University

Darrell Peel

Derrell Peel
Oklahoma State University

Derrell Peel is the Charles Breedlove Professor of Agribusiness in the Department of Agricultural Economics.  He has served as the Extension Livestock Marketing Specialist since he came to Oklahoma State University in 1989.  He also has his own podcast, Farm to Market Podcast (libsyn.com).


Bruce Perkin

Bruce Perkin
Principal Scientist, Robust Food
Solutions LLC

Bruce Perkin

Bruce Perkin
Principal Scientist, Robust Food
Solutions LLC

Bruce Perkin is the principal scientist and operator of Robust Food Solutions LLC, a food science-based consultancy that has operated since 2017, providing strategic advice and hands-on support to food businesses in the areas of quality systems and food safety, innovation, product development, and organizational design.

Bruce is a Certified Food Scientist, a Certified HACCP practitioner, and is a Certified Manager of Quality and Organizational Excellence through the American Society for Quality. He is also a Preventative Controls Qualified Individual under the FSMA regulations. He has completed Food Defense training through the FDA and the FSPCA. Bruce is a past Chairperson of the Dallas /Fort Worth chapter of IFT, and also a past Chair of the Food Service Division of IFT. In addition, Bruce is a part-time Adjunct Professor at Texas Womens’ University teaching NPD, Food Science and Food Safety to Culinology students.

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  1. Supply Chain Management

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