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Vilsack Appoints New Members to National Advisory Committee on Microbiological Criteria for Foods

Friday, July 3, 2015

(North American Meat Institute)

Secretary of Agriculture Tom Vilsack announced the appointment of new members to serve on the National Advisory Committee on Microbiological Criteria for Foods (NACMCF) for the 2015-2017 term. NACMCF provides scientific advice on public health issues related to the safety and wholesomeness of the U.S. food supply and assists in the development of microbiological criteria. The Secretary of Agriculture appoints committee members following consultation with the Secretary of Health and Human Services. Appointees are scientists from academia, industry, other organizations and federal and state government. Committee members serve a two-year renewable term. To view the full list of new and returning members, click here .

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