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Thursday, February 28, 2013

NCSU Egg Safety Training for Small Producers

NCSU Egg Safety Training for Small Producers

North Carolina State University will offer an Egg Safety Training for Small Producers on March 20 at the NCSU Poultry Teaching Unit at 3801 Inwood Rd. in Raleigh, NC.
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
The registration fee is $50 and covers printed class materials, biosecurity garments for hands-on training, and lunch. Deadline for registration is March 13.
Download a registration form.
For more information email Ken Anderson.

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