Provide leadership by developing and maintaining diverse, collaborative and results-driven partnerships that advance food safety.
• Barbara Kowalcyk was a co-author of the 2010 National Academies of Science report Enhancing Food Safety: The Role of the Food and Drug Administration, which served as a blueprint for FDA reform in FSMA.
• CFI has provided scientific advice and recommendations to the Secretaries of Agriculture and Health and Human Services on issues related to food safety by serving on several national advisory committees, including the National Advisory Committee for Microbiological Criteria for Foods (NACMCF), the National Advisory Committee on Meat and Poultry Inspection (NACMPI), CDC’s FSMA Surveillance Working Group and the FDA Science Board.
• CFI leadership has been active in several coalitions and initiatives, including: Alliance For a Stronger FDA, Coalition For Sensible Safeguards, Make Our Food Safe Coalition, Safe Food Coalition, Supporters of Agricultural Research (SoAR), and The Pew Charitable Trusts Collaborative Food Safety Forum.
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