Manager Technical & Regulatory Support – Meat Division
Dr. Russell Farrow earned his B.S. degree in Animal Science at Texas A&M University in 2005 and his Master’s degree in Meat Science at West Texas A&M University in 2008. Russell’s Master’s research involved investigating camera technology to improve yield grading methods of beef carcasses (Instrument Grading). His Ph.D. was completed in the Veterinary Integrative Biosciences Department at Texas A&M University in conjunction with West Texas A&M University and USDA-ARS, and involved the investigation of the effects of a conditionally licensed Salmonella Newport SRP vaccine in dairy cattle. During his employment at the USDA, he was actively involved in pre- and post-harvest intervention measures to increase food safety within the protein supply chain. Dr. Farrow joined IEH (Institute for Environmental Health) in August 2011. At IEH Laboratories and Consulting Group, Russell has worked closely with Dr. Michael De La Zerda and Dr. Mohammad Koohmaraie in many areas, including client validation studies and overseeing in-plant sanitation and remediation efforts. Additionally, Dr. Farrow has shared his sanitation expertise with a variety of clients including beef, fruit and vegetable as well as other commodity food processors.
Ph.D., Biomedical Science, Texas A&M University, 2011
M.S., Animal Science, West Texas A&M University, 2008
B.S., Animal Science, Texas A&M University, 2005