Meat institue
WASHINGTON- The North American Meat Institute (NAMI) has announced Casey Gallimore as the organization’s new director of regulatory and scientific affairs. Prior to her new position with NAMI, Gallimore served as regulatory food safety manager at Triumph Foods, in Saint Joseph, Missouri, where she orchestrated government and customer audits and oversaw the implementation of an electronic Quality Management System. She also served as Triumph Foods’ liaison government organizations such as the US Dept. of Agriculture and the Food and Drug Administration.

Before her service at Triumph, Gallimore was quality assurance administrator, Hazard Analysis and Critical Control Points (HACCP) coordinator and quality assurance manager at Kansas City Steak Company in Kansas City, Missouri. She provided guidance to plant management regarding food safety and quality and ensured HACCP programs properly addressed regulations and production practices. Before Kansas City Steak, she was a quality assurance technician at Kerry Ingredients in New Century, Kansas.

“Casey’s diverse experience and extensive technical expertise in areas of food safety and quality, coupled with her proven ability to effectively interface with key regulatory agencies, make her a supremely qualified addition to the staff,” said NAMI president and CEO Barry Carpenter in a statement.  “We are fortunate to have her on our team.” 

Gallimore earned a Bachelor’s degree in biology from Truman State Univ. in Kirksville, Missouri.