Ryan B. Cox - Publications

Refereed Articles

Nelson, M., J. Johnston, A. DiCostanzo, and R. Cox. 2016. Effects of varying corn or soybean co-product inclusion in finishing diets of feedlot heifers on carcass characteristics, fresh and processed meat quality. Meat Sci. Vol. 112, p144-145.

Nelson, M., J. Johnston, A. DiCostanzo, and R. Cox. 2015. Effects of varying corn or soybean co-product inclusion in finishing diets of feedlot heifers on carcass characteristics and fresh meat quality. Midwest Section ASAS Annual Mtg., Des Moines, IA. March 16-18.

Abin, M.C., S.K. Mor, J.M. Popowski, R.B. Cox, S.M. Goyal, and D.P. Patnayak. 2013. Effect of temperature on the survival of porcine circovirus type 2b in fresh pork. Vet. J. Vol. 197, Issue 3, pp. 898-899. http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S1090023313001172

Fink, R.C., J.M. Popowski, J.L. Dahlberg, S. Kalyanikutty, G.I. Crawford, A. DiCostanzo, R.B. Cox, and F. Diez- Gonzalez. 2013. Impact of management practices and distillers' grains feeding on the prevalence of Escherichia coli O157 in feedlot cattle in Minnesota. Foodborne Pathog. Dis. 10(6):559-565.

Guarino, H., R.B. Cox, S.M. Goyal, and D.P. Patnayak. 2013. Survival of porcine reproductive and respiratory syndrome virus in pork products. Food Environ. Virol. Vol. 5, Issue 3, pp. 157-161.
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/23760750

Hilbrands, A.M., L.J. Johnston, K.M. McClelland, R.B. Cox, S.K. Baidoo, L.W. Souza, and G.C. Shurson. 2013. Effects of abrupt introduction and removal of high and low digestibility corn distillers dried grains with solubles from the diet on growth performance and carcass characteristics of growing-finishing pigs. J. Anim. Sci. 91(1):248-58.

Lage, J.F., P.V. Paulino, S.C. Filho, E.J. Souza, M.S. Duarte, P.D. Benedeti, N.K. Souza, and R.B. Cox. 2012. Influence of genetic type and level of concentrate in the finishing diet on carcass and meat quality traits in beef heifers. Meat Sci. 90(3):770-774.

Ma, Y.L., M.D. Lindemann, G.L. Cromwell, R.B. Cox, G. Rentfrow, and J.L. Pierce. 2012. Evaluation of trace mineral source and pre-harvest deletion of those minerals on performance, carcass characteristics, and pork quality in pigs. J. Anim. Sci. 90:1-9.

Popowski, J.M., J.M. Kelzer, G.I. Crawford, A. DiCostanzo, and R.B. Cox. 2012. Effect of feeding high protein dried distillers grains in beef cattle finishing diets on carcass characteristics, shear force, moisture loss, and sensory attributes. Meat Science. In Review.

Duarte, M.S., P.V.R. Paulino, L.A. Gomide, M.A. Fonseca, L.L. Diniz, J. Cavali, N.V.L. Serão, S.F. Reis, and R.B. Cox. 2011. Influence of dental carcass maturity on carcass traits and meat quality of Nellore bulls. 2011. Meat Sci. 88(3):441-446.

Alvarez, D., M. Castillo, F.A. Payne, R.B. Cox, and Y.L. Xiong. 2010. Application of light extinction to determine stability of beef emulsions. J. Food Engr. 96(2) p. 309-315.

Kerth, C.R., K.W. Braden, R.B. Cox, L.K. Kerth, and D.L. Rankins Jr. 2007. Carcass, sensory, fat color, and consumer acceptance characteristics of Angus-cross steers finished on ryegrass (Lolium multiflorum) forage or on a high-concentrate diet. Meat Science 75:324-331.

Cox, R.B., C.R. Kerth, J.G. Gentry, J.W. Prevatt, K.W. Braden, and W.R. Jones. 2006. Determining acceptance of domestic forage- or grain-finished beef by consumers from three southeastern USA states. J. Food Sci. 71(7):542-546.

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Book Chapters

Cox, R.B. 2013. Consumer Sensory Panels. Chapter 13 In: The Science of Meat Quality. C.R. Kerth, Ed., Wiley Publishing, May, 2013. pp. 233-248.  ISBN: 978-0-8138-1543-5.

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Invited Papers, Conference Proceedings, Presentations

Cox, R. 2015. Classification of dry and semi-dry sausages. IA State Univ. Dry and Semi-Dry Sausage Short Course, Ames, IA. April 14-16.

Cox, R. 2015. Cooked sausage. WI-MN Meat Processing School, UW-River Falls. March 17-18.

Cox, R. 2015. Dry cured meat product technology. WI Master Meat Crafter Program - Fermented and Dry Cured Meat Products School, Madison, WI. August 27-29.

Cox, R. 2015. Dry sausage good manufacturing procedures. IA State Univ. Dry and Semi-Dry Sausage Short Course, Ames, IA. April 14-16.

Cox, R. 2015. Fresh sausage. WI-MN Meat Processing School, UW-River Falls. March 17-18.

Cox, R. 2015. Meat plant sanitation: Sanitizers. MAMP Annual Conv., St. Cloud, MN. March 14.

Cox, R. 2015. Meat raw materials. WI-MN Meat Processing School, UW-River Falls. March 17-18.

Cox, R. 2015. Regulatory considerations for dry cured meat products. WI Master Meat Crafter Program, Fermented and Dry Cured Meat Products School, Madison, WI. August 27-29.

Cox, R. 2014. Acidification techniques for dry and semi-dry sausages. Fermented Sausages and Dry Cured Meat Products Short Course, Southern Alberta Institute of Tech., Calgary, Alberta, Canada. May 6-8.

Cox, R. 2014. Classification of dry and semi-dry sausages. IA State Univ. Dry and Semi-Dry Sausage Short Course, Ames, IA. April 8-10.

Cox, R. 2014. Classifications of fermented and dry-cured meat products. Fermented Sausages and Dry Cured Meat Products Short Course, Southern Alberta Institute of Tech., Calgary, Alberta, Canada. May 6-8.

Cox, R. 2014. Dry cured meat products and their production. Fermented Sausages and Dry Cured Meat Products Short Course, Southern Alberta Institute of Tech., Calgary, Alberta, Canada. May 6-8.

Cox, R. 2014. Dry sausage and dry curing. North American Meat Assoc. Webinar. June 12.

Cox, R. 2014. Dry sausage good manufacturing procedures. IA State Univ. Dry and Semi-Dry Sausage Short Course, Ames, IA. April 8-10.

Cox, R. 2014. Meat emulsion stability and technology. MAMP Annual Conv., St. Cloud, MN. March 13.

Cox, R. 2014. Meat processing and related environmental health concerns. MN Environmental Health Assoc. Annual Conf. October 2.

Cox, R. 2014. Regulatory and food safety aspects of dry-cured meats. Fermented Sausages and Dry Cured Meat Products Short Course, Southern Alberta Institute of Tech., Calgary, Alberta, Canada. May 6-8.

Cox, R. 2014. Use and functionality of non-meat ingredients. Fermented Sausages and Dry Cured Meat Products Short Course, Southern Alberta Institute of Tech., Calgary, Alberta, Canada. May 6-8.

Cox, R. 2014. Water activity and shelf stable meat products. Fermented Sausages and Dry Cured Meat Products Short Course, Southern Alberta Institute of Tech., Calgary, Alberta, Canada. May 6-8.

Cox, R.B. 2013. Effect of distillers grains on feedlot performance and beef quality characteristics. 17th Annual Distillers Grains Symposium, Distillers Grains Tech. Council, Bloomington, MN. May 15.

Cox, R.B. 2012. Dry cured meat products. Minnesota Dept. of Ag., St. Paul, MN. March 8.

Cox, R.B. 2012. Meat curing. Minnesota Dept. of Ag., St. Paul, MN. March 22.

Cox. R.B. 2012. Meat microbiology and hurdle technology. Minnesota Assoc. of Meat Proc. Annual Conv., Rochester, MN. March 17.

Cox, R.B. 2012. Reduced sodium formulations. Minnesota Assoc. of Meat Proc. Annual Conv., Rochester, MN. March 16.

Cox, R.B. 2011. Alternative curing technology. Minnesota Dept. of Ag., St. Paul, MN. Nov. 3.

Cox, R.B. 2011. Developing a food defense plan. Minnesota Assoc. of Meat Proc. Annual Conv., Rochester, MN. March 18.

Cox, R.B. 2011. Dry cured pork products. Honored Guest and Lecturer, Wisconsin Assoc. of Meat Proc. Annual Conv., Madison, WI. April 7-10.

Cox, R.B. 2011. Entrepreneurial meat laboratories (presented twice). Amer. Meat Sci. Assoc. Reciprocal Meats Conf., Manhattan, KS. June 18-19.

Cox, R.B. 2011. Mechanically separated poultry. Midwest Poultry Federation Conv., St. Paul, MN. March 16.

McClelland, K.M., J.P. Jaderborg, D.M. Paulus, J.M. Popowski, G.I. Crawford, A. DiCostanzo, and R.B. Cox. 2011. Effect of modified distillers grains with solubles and crude glycerin in finishing diets on beef quality. Proc. 72nd Minnesota Nutrition Conf., Owatonna, MN. p. 64.

Cox, R.B. 2010. Alternative beef marketing strategies. Land O'Lakes Regional Mtg., Finlayson, MN. April 1.

Cox, R.B. 2010. Beef alternative merchandising and the beef value cuts. Land O'Lakes Regional Mtg., Stewartville, MN. Aug. 11.

Cox, R.B. 2010. Beef alternative merchandising and the beef value cuts. Land O'Lakes Regional Mtg., Lastrup, MN. April 13.

Cox, R.B. 2010. The cattle industry and the modern consumer. Land O'Lakes Annual Sales Mtg., Sioux Falls, SD. April 21.

Cox, R.B. 2010. Impact of feedlot nutrition on beef quality and consumer response. Proc. 71st Minnesota Nutrition Conf., Owatonna, MN. pp. 118-128.

Cox, R.B. 2010. Meat and the human diet. Bell Museum, Minneapolis, MN. March 18.

Cox, R.B. 2010. UMN meat science initiatives. Minnesota Assoc. of Meat Proc. Annual Conv., St. Cloud, MN. March 12.

Cox, R.B. 2010. Water activity and shelf stable meat products. Minnesota Assoc. of Meat Proc. Annual Conv., St. Cloud, MN. March 12.

Kelzer, K.M., J.M. Popowski, S. Bird, R.B. Cox, G.I. Crawford, and A. DiCostanzo. 2010. Effects of low solubles distillers grains in diets for feedlot cattle. Proc. 71st Minnesota Nutrition Conf., Owatonna, MN. p. 48.

Cox, R.B. 2009. Beef and pork harvesting. Minnesota Assoc. of Meat Proc. Annual Conv., St. Cloud, MN. March 27.

Cox, R.B. 2009. Cattle finish weights and the modern consumer. 2009 Minnesota Cattle Feeder Days.

Cox, R.B. 2009. Dietary interventions to enhance human health aspects of pork. Proc. 70th Minnesota Nutrition Conf., Owatonna, MN. pp. 210-219.

Cox, R.B. 2009. Nitrite-free meat products. Minnesota Dept. of Ag., St. Paul, MN. Aug. 30.

Cox, R.B. 2009. UMN meat science initiatives. Minnesota Assoc. of Meat Proc. Annual Conv., St. Cloud, MN. March 27.

Cox, R.B., R. LaBerge, J. Popowski, J. Ertl, and P. Nelson. 2009. Effect of included folic acid in summer sausage on pH decline at two storage temperatures. ASAS-CAAV Pacific Rim Conf.

McClelland, K.M., G.A. Anderson, R.B. Cox, M. Lindemann, G.L. Cromwell, and G. Rentfrow. 2009. Effects of distillers dried grains with solubles on belly/bacon quality. 62nd Reciprocal Meats Conf.

Anderson, G.A., R.B. Cox, G. Rentfrow, K.R. Brown, L.P. Bush, J.L. Klotz, J.R. Strickland, J.A. Boling, and J.C. Matthews. 2008. Effects of grazing high- and low-endophyte infected fescue on carcass and retail cut storage characteristics. 61st Reciprocal Meats Conf.

Cox, R.B., G. Anderson, K. Rentfrow, and T. Hutchens. 2008. Effects of dried distillers grains with solubles as a replacement for soybean meal and corn in diets fed to Boer-cross feeder kids on live animal and carcass characteristics. 61st Reciprocal Meats Conf.

Suman, S. P., P. Joseph, S. Li, G. Rentfrow, T. Hutchens, R.B. Cox, C.M. Beach, L. Steinke, and M. Fontaine. 2008. Characterization of goat myoglobin. 54th International Congress of Meat Sci. and Technology, Cape Town, South Africa.

Alvarez, D., R.B. Cox, M. Castillo, F.A. Payne, Y.L. Xiong, and S.P. Blanchard. 2007. Development of a novel fiber optic sensor prototype to optimize meat emulsion quality. Inst. of Food Technologists Annual Mtg. and Food Expo, Chicago, IL. July 28-Aug. 1.

Anderson, G.A., R.B. Cox, G. Rentfrow, and M.C. Newman. 2007. The characterization of the growth of Salmonella spp in hot-boned, pre-rigor pork sausage. 60th Reciprocal Meat Conf.

Brown, K.R., R.B. Cox, G.A. Anderson, G. Rentfrow, L.P. Bush, J.R. Strickland, J.A. Boling, and J.C. Matthews. 2007. Evaluation of neotyphodium coenophialum exposure on carcass mass, ribeye area, and meat quality of growing steers grazing high versus low endophyte infected forages. SERA-IEG 8, Tall Fescue Toxicosis/Endophyte Workshop, Wildersville, TN. Oct. 14-16.

Scramlin, S.M., M.C. Newman, R.B. Cox, H.A. Sepe, A.L. Alderton, J. O'Leary, and W.B. Mikel. 2006. Effects of oregano oil brine enhancement, on quality attributes of beef longissimus dorsi and semimembranosus muscles from various age animals. 59th Reciprocal Meat Conf.

Cox, R.B., C.R. Kerth, W.R. Jones, J.G. Gentry, and J.W. Prevatt. 2004. Determining consumer acceptability of forage-or concentrate-finished beef in three southeastern U.S. states. 57th Reciprocal Meat Conf.

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Extension Publications

Cox, R.B. 2010. Meat Science 101: Quality and safety. Food Safety eNews, Vol. 3, Issue 4. University of Minnesota Extension.

Driessen, S. and R.B. Cox. 2010. Sale of meat and poultry to food facilities. Food Safety Extension Fact Sheet. University of Minnesota Extension.

Rentfrow, G., R. Cox, and G. Anderson. 2008. Frequently asked questions about the retail meat case, Part I; Hamburger. Kentucky Coop. Ext. Serv., ASC 174.

Rentfrow, G., R. Cox, and G. Anderson. 2008. Frequently asked questions about the retail meat case, Part II; Basic Meats 101. Kentucky Coop. Ext. Serv., ASC 175.

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Abstracts

McClelland, K.M. and R.B. Cox. 2013. Effect of natural antioxidant additives in ground beef from grass finished steers. 66th AMSA Reciprocal Meats Conf., Auburn, AL. June 16-19. No. 44.

Johnston, J.E., K.M. McClelland, I. Ceconi, G.I. Crawford, and R.B. Cox. 2012. Effect of high and low levels of urea in beef cattle finishing diets on shelf life stability of fresh ground beef. J. Anim. Sci. 90:(Suppl. 2). Abstr. 337P.

McClelland, K.M., A.M. Hilbrands, L.J. Johnston, G.C. Shurson, and R.B. Cox. 2012. Effects of frequent introduction and removal of dried distillers grains with solubles (DDGS) in growing-finishing swine diets on backfat fatty acid composition. J. Anim. Sci. 90(Suppl. 2):95.

McClelland, K.M., J.P. Jaderborg, D.M. Paulus, J.M. Popowski, G.I. Crawford, A. DiCostanzo, and R.B. Cox. 2012. Effects of modified distillers grains and crude glycerin in finishing diets on fatty acid composition and oxidation of fresh beef. J. Anim. Sci. 90:(Suppl. 2). Abstr. 242P.

McClelland, K.M., J.P. Jaderborg, D.M. Paulus, J.M. Popowski, G.I. Crawford, A. DiCostanzo, and R.B. Cox. 2012. Effects of modified distillers grains with solubles and crude soybean glycerin inclusion in beef cattle finishing diets on beef bologna quality. 65th AMSA Reciprocal Meats Conf., Fargo, ND. June 17-20. Abstr. No. 67.

McClelland, K.M., J.E. Johnston, I. Ceconi, G.I. Crawford, and R.C. Cox. 2012. Effects of high and low levels of urea in beef cattle finishing diets on shelf life stability of fresh strip steaks. J. Anim. Sci. 90:(Suppl. 2). Abstr. 247P.

Fink, R.C., J.M. Popowski, D. Paulus, J.P. Jaderborg, A. DiCostanzo, R.B. Cox, and F. Diez-Gonzalez. 2011. Escherichia coli O157:H7 and distillers grains solids (DGS) in cattle raised in Minnesota. 111th ASM General Mtg., New Orleans, LA. May 21-24. No. 2108.

Fink, R.C., J.M. Popowski, J.P. Jaderborg, D.M. Paulus, J.L. Dahlberg, J. Anderson, G.I. Crawford, A. DiCostanzo, R.B. Cox, and F. Diez-Gonzalez. 2011. The prevalence of Escherichia coli O157:H7 in cattle fed distillers grains and harvested through a commercial abattoir in Minnesota. J. Anim. Sci. 89(E-Suppl. 2):111 (Abstr. 305).

Kelzer, J.M., J. Popowski, S. Bird, R.B. Cox, G.I. Crawford, and A. DiCostanzo. 2011. Effects of including low fat dried distillers grains in finishing diets on feedlot performance and carcass characteristics of beef steers. J. Anim. Sci. 89 (E-Suppl. 2):39 (Abstr. 104).

Kelzer, J.M., J.M. Popowski, S. Bird, R.B. Cox, G.I. Crawford, and A. DiCostanzo. 2011. Effects of including low fat, high protein dried distillers grains in finishing diets on feedlot performance and carcass characteristics of beef steers. Proc. Plains Nutrition Conf., San Antonio, TX. April 13-15. pp. 98-99.

LaBerge, R.J., K.M. McClelland, A.M. Hilbrands, L.J. Johnston, G.C. Shurson, P. Nelson, T.J.  McNamara, and R.B. Cox. 2011. Effect of intermittent feeding of diets containing 40% corn dried distillers grains with solubles (DDGS) to growing-finishing pigs on bacon yield and quality. J. Anim. Sci. 89(E-Suppl 2):55 (Abstr. 150).

LaBerge, R.J., K.M. McClelland, J.M. Pomeranke, G.C. Shurson, P. Nelson, T.J. McNamara, and R.B. Cox. 2011. Effect of feeding diets containing corn dried distillers grains with solubles (DDGS) with and without tallow on bacon yield and quality. J. Anim. Sci. 89 (E-Suppl. 2):55 (Abstr. 148).

McClelland, K.M., P.B. Addis, J.M. Popowski, T.J. McNamara, P.C. Nelson, and R.B. Cox. 2011. Effect of dried fruit seed powders on color stability of ground turkey meat. 64th AMSA Reciprocal Meat Conf., Manhattan, KS. June 20-22. No. 47819.

McClelland, K.M., J.P. Jaderborg, D.M. Paulus, J.M. Popowski, G.I. Crawford, A. DiCostanzo, and R.B. Cox. 2011. Effect of modified distillers grains with solubles and crude glycerin inclusion in beef cattle finishing diets on shear force and moisture loss of beef strip steaks. 64th AMSA Reciprocal Meat Conf., Manhattan, KS. June 20-22. No. 47822.

McClelland, K.M., J.P. Jaderborg, D.M. Paulus, J.M. Popowski, G.I. Crawford, A. DiCostanzo, and R.B. Cox. 2011. Effect of modified distillers grains with solubles and crude glycerin inclusion in beef cattle finishing diets on shelf life and sensory characteristics of beef strip steaks and ground beef. 64th AMSA Reciprocal Meats Conf., Manhattan, KS. June 20-22. No. 47824

Popowski, J.M., R.C. Fink, J.P. Jaderborg, D.M. Paulus, J.L. Dahlberg, J. Anderson, G.I. Crawford, A. DiCostanzo, R.B. Cox, and . Diez-Gonzalez. 2011. Prevalence of Escherichia coli O157 in cattle fed distillers grains in feedlots and harvested through a commercial abattoir in Minnesota. Proc. Plains Nutrition Conf., San Antonio, TX. April 13-15. p. 109.

Popowski, J.M., R.C. Fink, J.P. Jaderborg, D.M. Paulus, K.M. McClelland, J.L. Dahlberg, G.I. Crawford, A. DiCostanzo, R.B. Cox, and F. Diez-Gonzalez. 2011. Prevalence of Escherichia coli O157 in cattle fed distillers grains in Minnesota feedlots. J. Anim. Sci. 89(E-Suppl 2):111 (Abstr. 304).

Popowski, J.M., J.M. Kelzer, G.I. Crawford, A. DiCostanzo, and R.B. Cox. 2011. Effect of high protein dried distillers grains used in beef finishing diets on carcass characteristics, shear force, and moisture loss of beef. 64th AMSA Reciprocal Meat Conf., Manhattan, KS. June 20-22. No. 47846.

Popowski J.M., J.M. Kelzer, G.I. Crawford, A. DiCostanzo, and R.B. Cox. 2011. Effect of high protein dried distillers grains used in beef finishing diets on fatty acid profile, and retail shelf life in fresh and further processed products. 64th AMSA Reciprocal Meat Conf., Manhattan, KS. June 20-22. No. 47842.

Popowski J.M., J.M. Kelzer, G.I. Crawford, A. DiCostanzo, and R.B. Cox. 2011. Effect of low fat dried distillers grains on consumer sensory characteristics of longissimus strip steaks and cooked sausage. J. Anim. Sci. 89(E-Suppl. 2):93 (Abstr. 149).

Cox, R.B. 2010. Impact of feedlot nutrition on beef quality and consumer response. 71st Minnesota Nutrition Conf., Owatonna, MN.

Fink, R.C., J.M. Popowski, J.P. Jaderborg, S.M. Shepard, J.L. Dahlberg, G.I. Crawford, A. DiCostanzo, R.B. Cox, and F. Diez-Gonzalez. 2010. Prevalence of Escherichia coli O157 in Minnesota fed cattle. 110th Amer. Soc. for Microbiology General Mtg., San Diego, CA. May 23-27. No. P-2317/696.

Kelzer, J.M., J. Popowski, S. Bird, R.B. Cox, G.I. Crawford, and A. DiCostanzo. 2010. Effects of low solubles distillers grains in diets for feedlot cattle. 71st Minnesota Nutrition Conf., Owatonna, MN.

Popowski, J.M., R.B. Cox, T.J. McNamara, and P. Nelson. 2010. Effect of brine enhancement and mechanical tenderization on consumer sensory characteristics of cow semimembranosus steaks. J. Anim. Sci. 88(E-Suppl 2):363 (Abstr. T174).

Popowski, J.M., R.B. Cox, T.J. McNamara, P. Nelson, and R. LaBerge. 2010. Effect of brine enhancement and mechanical tenderization on shear force and moisture loss of cow semimembranosus steaks. 63rd AMSA Reciprocal Meat Conf., Lubbock, TX. June 20-23. Meat Sci. 86, p. 562.

Popowski, J.M., R.B. Cox, T.J. McNamara, P. Nelson, and R. LaBerge. 2010. Effect of brine enhancement and mechanical tenderization on shelf life characteristics of cow semimembranosus steaks. 63rd AMSA Reciprocal Meat Conf., Lubbock, TX. June 20-23. Meat Sci. 86, p. 562.

Popowski. J.M, R.B. Cox, J.M. Pomeranke, G.C. Shurson, and R. LaBerge. 2010. Effect of feeding diets containing corn dried distillers grains with soluble (DDGS) and beef tallow to growing-finishing pigs on fresh and processed pork shelf life characteristics. J. Anim. Sci. 88(E-Suppl. 3):35 (Abstr. 107).

Scramlin, S.M., M.C. Newman, R.B. Cox, H.A. Sepe, A.L. Alderton, J. O'Leary, and W.B. Mikel. 2010. Effects of oregano oil brine enhancement on quality attributes of beef longissimus dorsi and semimembranosus muscles from various age animals. J. Food Sci. 75(2):S89-94.

Cox, R.B. 2009. Cattle finish weights and the modern consumer. 2009 Minnesota Cattle Feeder Days.

Cox, R.B. 2009. Dietary interventions to enhance human health aspects of pork. 70th Minnesota Nutrition Conf., Owatonna, MN.

Cox, R.B., R. LaBerge, J. Popowski, J. Ertl, and P. Nelson. 2009. Effect of included folic acid in summer sausage on pH decline at two storage temperatures. ASAS-CAAV Pacific Rim Conf., Beijing, China. Nov. 8-10. No. 109.

McClelland, K.M., G.A. Anderson, R.B. Cox, M. Lindemann, G.L. Cromwell, and G. Rentfrow. 2009. Effects of distillers dried grains with solubles on belly/bacon quality. 62nd AMSA Reciprocal Meats Conf., Fayetteville, AR. June 21-24. No. 80.

Anderson, G.A., R.B. Cox, G. Rentfrow, K.R. Brown, L.P. Bush, J.L. Klotz, J.R. Strickland, J.A. Boling, and J.C. Matthews. 2008. Effects of grazing high- and low-endophyte infected fescue on carcass and retail cut storage characteristics. 61st Reciprocal Meats Conf., Gainesville, FL. June 22-25. No. 37.

Cox, R., G. Anderson, K. Rentfrow, and T. Hutchens. 2008. Effects of dried distillers grains with solubles as a replacement for soybean meal and corn in diets fed to Boer-cross feeder kids on live animal and carcass characteristics. 61st AMSA Reciprocal Meats Conf., Gainesville, FL.

Cox, R., T. Hutchens, G. Rentfrow, and G. Anderson. 2008. Effects of dried distillers grains with solubles as a replacement for soybean meal and corn in diets fed to Boer-cross feeder kids. J. Anim. Sci. 86(E-Suppl. 2):273 (Abstr. W239).

Ma, Y.L., M.D. Lindemann, G.L. Cromwell, R.B. Cox, and G. Rentfrow. 2008. Evaluation of organic and inorganic trace minerals for pigs. J. Anim. Sci. 86(E-Suppl. 2):443 (Abstr. TH125).

Suman, S.P., P. Joseph, S. Li, G. Rentfrow, T. Hutchens, R.B. Cox, C.M. Beach, L. Steinke, and M. Fontaine. 2008. Characterization of goat myoglobin. 54th International Congress of Meat Sci. and Technol., Cape Town, South Africa. Aug. 10-25.

Alvarez, D., R.B. Cox, M. Castillo, F.A. Payne, Y.L. Xiong, and S.P. Blanchard. 2007. Development of a novel fiber optic sensor prototype to optimize meat emulsion quality. Inst. of Food Technologists Annual Mtg., Chicago, IL.

Anderson, G.A., R.B. Cox, G. Rentfrow, and M.C. Newman. 2007. The characterization of the growth of Salmonella spp in hot-boned, pre-rigor pork sausage. 60th AMSA Reciprocal Meat Conf., Brookings, SD. June 17-20. No. 51.

Brown, K.R., R.B. Cox, G.A. Anderson, G.K. Rentfrow, L.P. Bush, J.R. Strickland, J.A. Boling, and J.C. Matthews. 2007. Neotyphodium coenophalium exposure reduces carcass mass and ribeye area, but not meat quality, of growing steers grazing high versus low endophyte infected forages. J. Anim. Sci. 85 (Suppl. 1):12 (Abstr. M26).

Scramlin, S.M., M.C. Newman, R.B. Cox, H.A. Sepe, A.L. Alderton, J. O'Leary, and W.B. Mikel. 2006. Effects of oregano oil brine enhancement, on quality attributes of beef longissimus dorsi and semimembranosus muscles from various age animals. 59th Reciprocal Meat Conf., Champaign, IL.

Cox, R.B., D.R. Kerth, J.G. Gentry, J.W. Prevatt, K.W. Braden, and W.R. Jones. 2006. Determining consumer acceptability of forage- or concentrate-finished beef in three Southeastern U.S. states. J. Food Sci. 71(7):S542-546.

Cox, R.B., C.R. Kerth, W.R. Jones, J.G. Gentry, and J.W. Prevatt. 2004. Determining consumer acceptability of forage- or concentrate-finished beef in three southeastern U.S. states. 58th Reciprocal Meat Conf., Lexington, KY.

Kerth, C.R., K.W. Braden, R.B. Cox, and J. Alexander. 2004. Consumer acceptance of beef from steers finished on ryegrass forage or a high-concentrate diet. J. Anim. Sci. 82(Suppl. 1).

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Popular Press

Cox, R.B. 2013. Modern beef research. Minnesota Farm Guide. May.

Cox, R.B. 2013. Opportunity for the meat processor in the BBQ culture. Minnesota Assoc. of Meat Processors: Processor News. Apr.

Cox, R.B. 2013. UMN meat science beef research update. Minnesota Assoc. of Meat Processors: Processor News. May.

Cox, R.B. 2012. Lean finely textured beef. Minnesota Farm Guide. Nov.

Cox, R.B. 2012. Meat processing ingredients, Part 7: Fat and lean. Minnesota Assoc. of Meat Processors: Processor News. Nov.

Cox, R.B. 2012. Meat processing ingredients, Part 6: Binders and extenders. Minnesota Assoc. of Meat Processors: Processor News. Oct.

Cox, R.B. 2012. Meat processing ingredients, Part 5: Antioxidants. Minnesota Assoc. of Meat Processors: Processor News. Aug.

Cox, R.B. 2012. Meat processing ingredients, Part 4: Phosphates. Minnesota Assoc. of Meat Processors: Processor News. July.

Cox, R.B. 2012. Meat processing ingredients, Part 3: Nitrates and nitrites. Minnesota Assoc. of Meat Processors: Processor News. June.

Cox, R.B. 2012. Meat processing ingredients, Part 2: Salt. Minnesota Assoc. of Meat Processors: Processor News. May.

Cox, R.B. 2012. Meat processing ingredients, Part 1: Water. Minnesota Assoc. of Meat Processors: Processor News. Apr.

Cox, R.B. 2011. Beef challenges and opportunities. Minnesota Farm Guide. Aug.

Cox, R.B. 2011. Beef in the human diet. Minnesota Assoc. of Meat Processors: Processor News. May.

Cox, R.B. 2011. The benefits of beef in the human diet. Minnesota Farm Guide. Dec.

Cox, R.B. 2011. Communicating our message: A tribute to a fallen advocate, colleague and friend. Minnesota Assoc. of Meat Processors: Processor News. Dec.

Cox, R.B. 2011. Communicating with the consumer, Part 2: Hormones in meat products. Minnesota Assoc. of Meat Processors: Processor News. Oct.

Cox, R.B. 2011. Communicating with the consumer, Part 1: Antibiotics in meat products. Minnesota Assoc. of Meat Processors: Processor News. Sep.

Cox, R.B. 2011. Creating high quality pork products: Communicating with the producer. Minnesota Assoc. of Meat Processors: Processor News. Nov.

Cox, R.B. 2011. Food prices and industry trends. Minnesota Assoc. of Meat Processors: Processor News. July.

Cox, R.B. 2010. Dairy cull beef. Minnesota Farm Guide. May.

Cox, R.B. 2010. Developing a food defense plan. Minnesota Assoc. of Meat Processors: Processor News. Oct.

Cox, R.B. 2010. Increased value of goat meat to the modern consumer. Minnesota Assoc. of Meat Processors: Processor News. Jan.

Cox, R.B. 2010. Lessons from the road. Minnesota Assoc. of Meat Processors: Processor News. Aug.

Cox, R.B. 2010. Livestock, meat and the environment. Minnesota Farm Guide. Dec.

Cox, R.B. 2010. Livestock, meat and the environment. Minnesota Assoc. of Meat Processors: Processor News. Sep.

Cox, R.B. 2010. Meat color: The primary purchase indicator. Minnesota Assoc. of Meat Processors: Processor News. Apr.

Cox, R.B. 2010. New meat cuts provide affordable grilling alternatives. Drover's Cattle Network. Aug.

Cox, R.B. 2010. Potential for the cull cow: Part II. Minnesota Assoc. of Meat Processors: Processor News. Mar.

Cox, R.B. 2010. University of Minnesota Meat Science research update. Minnesota Assoc. of Meat Processors: Processor News. Dec.

Cox, R.B. 2009. Addressing processed meat quality. Minnesota Assoc. of Meat Processors: Processor News. Apr.

Cox, R.B. 2009. Beef value cuts. Minnesota Farm Guide. May.

Cox, R.B. 2009. Cattle finishing trends and the modern consumer. Minnesota Assoc. of Meat Processors: Processor News. Oct.

Cox, R.B. 2009. Food safety and the single agency question. Minnesota Assoc. of Meat Processors: Processor News. Sep.

Cox, R.B. 2009. Grass fed beef. Minnesota Assoc. of Meat Processors: Processor News. Mar.

Cox, R.B. 2009. Opportunity for the beef value cuts. Minnesota Assoc. of Meat Processors: Processor News. May.

Cox, R.B. 2009. The science behind pork and human health. Minnesota Assoc. of Meat Processors: Processor News. Aug.

Cox, R.B. 2009. Sustainability for all. Minnesota Assoc. of Meat Processors: Processor News. Jun.

Cox, R.B. 2009. Sustainability reconsidered. Minnesota Farm Guide. Jun.

Cox, R.B. 2009. Understanding grass fed beef. Minnesota Farm Guide. Mar.

Cox, R. 2008. Beef safety in the age of beef recalls. Minnesota Farm Guide. Nov.

Cox, R. 2008. Modern beef marketing. Minnesota Farm Guide. Dec.

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