Monday, February 25, 2013

NC Egg Safety Training for Small Producers

Date: March 20, 2013
Location: Poultry Teaching Unit, 2801 Inwood Rd, Raleigh, NC
Registration Fee: $50 (Registration covers printed class materials, Biosecurity garments for hands on training and lunch)
The program is designed to instruct small producers selling eggs through Farmers Markets, Cooperatives, and CSAs. The training will be aimed to provide instruction to these producers to improve their understanding of egg safety. Training will be provided on principles of egg safety plans, monitoring, testing methods currently used, and what consumers are expecting, so that they can improve the safety and quality of the eggs. By attending they will have an understanding of the strategies they need to implement to improve the safety of the shell eggs they produce.
  • Registration
  • Introductions
  • What is Egg Safety and Quality, and what is expected by customers
  •  Egg Safety Components
    • Egg Handling
    •  Egg Washing
    • Refrigeration
    • Production Environment
    • Insect and Rodent Control
  • Packaging And Labeling
  • Monitoring of an Egg Safety Program
  • Testing to show your program works
    • NCDA&CS Services
      • Flock Health
      • Testing Laboratory
  • NC Egg Laws

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