Hilary Shallo Thesmar has joined the National Turkey Federation as new senior director of scientific and regulatory affairs. 

Thesmar will develop programs to ensure food safety, environmental laws, animal health and welfare, worker safety and health and human resources regulations are practical and permit the turkey industry to profitably produce safe and nutritious products. 

She will also manage the federation's technical and regulatory committees and live production and turkey health committees.


Thesmar was director of the Egg Safety Center in Washington, D.C. before joining NTF.