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Congressional and Public Affairs
(202) 720-9113
Bridgette Keefe

WASHINGTON, July 5, 2005-The Food Safety and Inspection Service (FSIS) announced today that the National Advisory Committee on Microbiological Criteria for Foods (NACMCF) will hold public meetings July 12 - 15, 2005.

The full committee and subcommittees will meet on Tuesday, July 12, from 10:30 a.m. to 5 p.m.; and Wednesday and Thursday, July 13 and 14, from 8:30 a.m. to 5 p.m.; and Friday, July 15, from 8:30 a.m. to noon. All meetings will be held at the Washington Plaza Hotel, 10 Thomas Circle NW, Washington, D.C.

Agenda items include:
  • The Analytical Utility of Campylobacter Methodologies;
  • The Determination of Cooking Parameters for Safe Seafood for Consumers; and
  • Consumer Guidelines for the Safe Cooking of Poultry Products.

Further information on agenda items will be available at: http://www.fsis.usda.gov/regulations/2005_Notices_Index/.

The NACMCF was established in 1988 to provide advice and recommendations to the Secretary of Agriculture and the Secretary of the Department of Health and Human Services on public health issues relative to the safety and wholesomeness of the U.S. food supply. These issues include the development of microbiological criteria, the review and evaluation of epidemiological and risk assessment data, and methodologies for assessing microbiological hazards
in foods.

Persons requiring further meeting information, a sign language interpreter or other special accommodations should contact Karen Thomas no later than July 8, 2005, by phone at (202) 690-6620 or by e-mail at Karen.Thomas@fsis.usda.gov.
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