Media Contacts: Steve Lyle, CDFA Public Affairs (916) 654-0462, firstname.lastname@example.org
SACRAMENTO, May 14, 2015 The California Department of Food and Agriculture (CDFA), Meat, Poultry and Egg Safety (MPES) branch announces one vacancy on the Rendering Industry Advisory Board (RIAB). The board makes recommendations to CDFAs Secretary on all matters pertaining to the MPES Rendering Program including:
Adoption, modification, and repeal of regulations and procedures
Procedures for employment, training, supervision, and compensation of inspectors and other personnel
Rate and collection of license fees and penalties
Acquisition and use of equipment
Posting and noticing changes in bylaws, general procedures, or orders
All matters pertaining to Food and Agricultural Code Division 9, Part 3, Chapter 5, including, but not limited to, the inspection and enforcement program, annual budget, necessary fees to provide adequate services, and regulations required to accomplish the purposes of the chapter
The vacancy is for an industry member and is a term of 36 months. Applicants must be a licensed renderer, collection center, or registered transporter of inedible kitchen grease. Members of the board receive no compensation, but are entitled to reimbursement for transportation to and from meetings and for per diem expenses for lodging, meals, and incidental expenses. Individuals interested in being considered for RIAB appointment should send a brief resume by June 8, 2015 to the California Department of Food and Agriculture, Meat, Poultry and Egg Safety Branch, 1220 N Street, Sacramento, California 95814, Attention: Dr. Doug Hepper.
For additional information, visit the MPES web page at: http://www.cdfa.ca.gov/ahfss/mpes/index.html or contact: Dr. Doug Hepper, Branch Chief, Meat, Poultry and Egg Safety at (916) 900-5004, by fax
(916) 900-5334, or by e-mail email@example.com.