SACRAMENTO, May 24, 2019 - The California Department of Food and Agriculture (CDFA), Egg Safety and Quality Management (ESQM) program is announcing two vacancies on the Shell Egg Advisory Committee (SEAC). SEAC makes recommendations to the Secretary of CDFA on all matters pertaining to quality standards for shell eggs, uniformity of inspection, adjustment of fees for administration and enforcement, and the annual budget.
ESQM monitors egg quality at production, wholesale, and retail levels. The goal is to provide California consumers with eggs that are wholesome, properly labeled, refrigerated, and of established quality, while maintaining fair and equitable marketing standards in the California egg industry.
• The first vacancy is for an industry member. The term of office for this vacancy is a limited term, expiring October 16, 2020.
• The second vacancy is for an alternate member. The term of the office for this vacancy is a limited term, expiring January 1, 2020.
The committee receives no compensation, but are entitled to reimbursement for per diem expenses, such as mileage, lodging, meals, and incidental expenses. Individuals interested in being considered for the SEAC vacancy must be a registered egg handler or a representative of a registered egg handler in the state of California. Individuals interested in being considered for the SEAC appointment should send a brief resume by June 19, 2019 to:
Anthony Herrera, Egg Quality Manager
California Department of Food and Agriculture
1220 N Street
Sacramento, CA 95814
Additional information is available on the Egg Safety and Quality Management program's web page at http://www.cdfa.ca.gov/ahfss/mpes/esgm.html. You may also contact Anthony Herrera, Egg Quality Manager at (916) 900-5062.
California Department of Food and Agriculture Office of Public Affairs
1220 N St., Ste. 214, Sacramento, CA 95814