National Turkey Federation (NTF) President Joel Brandenberger released the following statement applauding the confirmation of Dr. Mindy Brashears by the U.S. Senate as Under Secretary of Food Safety within the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA):

“Food safety is the turkey industry’s top priority, and NTF applauds the Senate for taking action to confirm Mindy Brashears as Under Secretary of Food Safety. NTF looks forward to working with Under Secretary Brashears to advance the shared goals of delivering safe, wholesome turkey products to consumers and amplifying food safety education.”