National Turkey Federation Names New Head of Regulatory Department

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National Turkey Federation Names New Head of Regulatory Department

09/07/2011

The National Turkey Federation has named Lisa Wallenda Picard, formerly chief of staff at the U.S. Department of Agriculture's Food Safety and Inspection Service (FSIS), as its new VP of scientific and regulatory affairs.

At NTF, she will be responsible for maintaining the federation's position as a national leader in scientific and regulatory affairs and will serve as the primary resource for NTF members on all regulatory matters.

"We are pleased to welcome Lisa to the scientific and regulatory team," said NTF president Joel Brandenberger. "Picard's experience at FSIS and policy work in the areas of food safety make her the right person to lead the federation's regulatory team to ensure the industry operates under effective, science-based regulations, which are vital to the industry's future."