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NMPF Welcomes New Staff Member to Regulatory Department

February 3, 2010


NMPF Welcomes New Staff Member to Regulatory Department

In order to bolster NMPF’s capabilities regarding scientific and technical issues, NMPF has hired Dr. Beth Briczinski as the Director of Dairy Foods & Nutrition. She began on Feb. 1.


Briczinski’s main responsibilities include food processing and security, food safety and public health, human nutrition, labeling, and domestic and international standards of identity. She joins Jamie Jonker, Vice President of Scientific & Regulatory Affairs and Betsy Flores, Director of Regulatory Affairs in the regulatory department.

Originally from Camp Hill, PA, Briczinski earned a BS, MS, and PhD in Food Science from the Pennsylvania State University, where she eventually specialized in dairy foods research. Her thesis research focused on dairy microbiology, specifically the physiology and characterization of lactic acid bacteria and bifidobacteria.

Briczinski came to NMPF from the University of Wisconsin-Madison, where she served on the staff of the Food Science Department and developed and taught courses in the undergraduate curricula for both Food Science and Dietetics majors. She can be reached at