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National Advisory Committee on Microbiological Criteria for Foods
The National Advisory Committee on Microbiological Criteria for Foods (NACMCF) provides impartial, scientific advice to federal food safety agencies.
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Expedited Response to the Questions Posed by the USDA Agricultural Marketing Service to Support Ground Beef Purchase for the Federal Food and Nutrition Assistance Programs (Mar 28, 2012; PDF Only)
Small group meeting Meeting Transcripts & Minutes
The full Committee met March 28, 2012 via audio conference. Find information about this and other past meetings.
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Get final reports issued by National Advisory Committee on Microbiological Criteria for Foods for current and past sessions.
History, membership, and responsibilities; current subcommittees.

Committee Charter
The charter states the NACMCF's purpose and the rules under which it operates.

Nominations for Membership
Prospective members must complete Form AD-755, Advisory Committee Membership Background Information, and submit to a background investigation and review of their qualifications.

Members of the NACMCF
Learn more about the individuals who serve on the Committee.

NACMCF Executive Committee
The Executive Committee includes the Chair, Vice Chair, agency liaisons, and the Executive Secretariat staff at FSIS.

This page lists past as well as upcoming meetings. It includes transcripts and certified meeting minutes.

Current Subcommittees
Members, background, and work charges are detailed for each of the current subcommittees.
Reports and Recommendations Issued
Get final reports issued by NACMCF for current and past sessions, listed by year.

The Federal Advisory Committee Act (FACA)
The U.S. General Services Administration provides this overview of the FACA and links to the FACA database used frequently by Congress and the Executive Branch.

Questions, comments, and correspondence for NACMCF Members should be sent through the Executive Secretariat Office:
Gerri Ransom, MS
Director, Executive Secretariat
Stop 3777, PP3, 9-210B
1400 Independence Avenue, SW
Washington, DC 20250-3700
Phone: (202) 690-6600
Fax: (202) 690-6634
Email: gerri.ransom@fsis.usda.gov

Last Modified: June 27, 2012



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