Iowa State’s Cordray, Sebranek Named to Meat Industry Hall of Fame

Joseph Cordray
Joseph Cordray

The Meat Industry Hall of Fame was founded in 2008 and currently has 77 members, including Dave Thomas, Frank Perdue, Ray Kroc, Don Tyson, and Jimmy Dean. To be nominated for membership, according to a Hall of Fame news release, candidates must have “contributed significant innovation, achieved notable business success or otherwise positively impacted their organization, institut

ions or larger industry segment” and also have “undertaken noteworthy community service.”

Joseph Sebranek
Joseph Sebranek

Cordray, who has a PhD in meat science from Auburn University, has spent the last 20 years as Professor-in-Charge of the Iowa State Meat Laboratory and its extension courses.

Sebranek, who has a PhD in meat science from the University of Wisconsin–Madison, has been engaged since 1975 in teaching, extension, and research at Iowa State involving processed and cured meats. Sebranek was named a Distinguished Professor in 2008.

CIRAS congratulates Cordray and Sebranek.