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California Department of Food and Agriculture
Release #19-102
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CDFA ANNOUNCES VACANCIES ON SHELL EGG ADVISORY COMMITTEE

SACRAMENTO, October 11, 2019 - CDFA’s Egg Safety and Quality Management (ESQM) Program monitors egg quality and food safety standards 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 term of office for a member of the Shell Egg Advisory Committee is three years. Members of the committee receive no compensation, but are entitled to reimbursement for per diem expenses such as mileage, lodging, meals, and incidental expenses.

The vacancies are for four industry members and one alternate member. The term of office for the four industry vacancies are a limited term, expiring January 6, 2023. The term of office for the alternate vacancy is also a limited term, expiring January 1, 2023. Applicants for the industry vacancies must be a registered egg handler or a representative of a registered egg handler in the state of California. Individuals interested in being considered should state which vacancy they are interested and send a brief resume by December 13, 2019 to:

Anthony Herrera, Egg Quality Manager
California Department of Food & Agriculture
1220 N Street
Sacramento, CA  95814

Additional information is available on the Egg Safety and Quality Management program’s web page athttp://www.cdfa.ca.gov/ahfss/mpes/esqm.html. You may also contact Anthony Herrera, ESQM Program Supervisor at (916) 900-5062.




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