August 20, 2020
USDA announced the appointment of 10 new members to the National Advisory Committee on Meat and Poultry Inspection and an additional new member to the National Advisory Committee on Microbiological Criteria for Foods.
“USDA is excited to announce the new committee members to NACMPI and NACMCF,” said Under Secretary for Food Safety Dr. Mindy Brashears. “These committee members represent a diverse group distinguished by their knowledge and interest in meat and poultry safety. Their expertise and advice play a key role in informing USDA’s food safety decisions to ensure the U.S continues to have one of the safest food systems in the world.”
The new NACMPI members appointed to serve two-year terms:
Jimmy L. Avery, Mississippi State University
William H. Battle, Pride of the Pond and Battle Fish North
Tina Conklin, Michigan State University
Patricia Ann Curtis, North Carolina State University
Jennifer A. Eberly, Maine Department of Agriculture, Conservation and Forestry
Casey Lynn Gallimore, North American Meat Institute
Joseph Jay Harris, Southwest Meat Association
Curtis Lynn Knipe, Ohio State University
Byron Williams, Mississippi State University
Sherri L. Williams, JBS USA, LLC
See the full list of NACMPI members.
The newly appointed NACMCF member to serve a two-year term is:
Shannara Lynn, National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration
See the full list of NACMCF members.
NACMPI was established in 1971 by the USDA’s Food Safety and Inspection Service. NACMPI is an advisory committee that advises on food safety concerns and other matters affecting inspection program activities, including food safety policies that will contribute to USDA’s regulatory policy development.
NACMCF was established in 1988 by the USDA’s FSIS, the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (Food and Drug Administration and Centers for Disease Control and Prevention), the Department of Commerce (National Marine Fisheries Service), and the U.S. Department of Defense. NACMCF is an advisory committee that provides impartial scientific advice and peer reviews to food safety agencies on public health issues related to the safety and wholesomeness of domestic, imported and exported foods.
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