National Advisory Committee on Microbiological Criteria for Foods (NACMCF) Recruiting New Members

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  • September 07, 2017

The National Advisory Committee on Microbiological Criteria for Foods (NACMCF) is working to recruit 17 new committee members. The Committee provides scientific advice and recommendations to the Secretary of Agriculture and the Secretary of Health and Human Services concerning the development of microbiological criteria by which the safety and wholesomeness of foods can be assessed.

USDA is seeking nominees with scientific expertise in the fields of microbiology (food, clinical, and predictive), food technology, epidemiology, toxicology, risk assessment, infectious disease, biostatistics, and other related sciences. Please see the Federal Register Notice for additional details on this Committee and how to apply.

You need to submit your CV (resume 5 pages only) and a United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) Form AD-755, “Advisory Committee Membership Background Information.” You may access the form here. Send the form to Mrs. Karen Thomas-Sharp, Advisory Committee Specialist, by mail: USDA, FSIS, Room 333 Aerospace Center, 1400 Independence Avenue, SW., Washington, DC 20250-3700; fax: 202-690-6634 or by email at karen.thomas-sharp@fsis.usda.gov. Mrs. Thomas-Sharp is also available to answer questions.

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