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California Department of Food and Agriculture
Media Contacts:
Steve Lyle, CDFA Public Affairs, (916) 654-0462
steve.lyle@cdfa.ca.gov
CDFA ANNOUNCES VACANCY ON SHELL EGG ADVISORY COMMITTEE
CDFA
Release #16-006

SACRAMENTO -January 26, 2016- The California Department of Food and Agriculture, Meat, Poultry and Egg Safety Branch, Egg Safety and Quality Management (ESQM) program is announcing a vacancy on the Shell Egg Advisory Committee (SEAC).  The SEAC makes recommendations to the CDFA Secretary 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 vacancy is for an alternate industry member representing the southern California area. Members of the committee receive no compensation, but are entitled to reimbursement for per diem expenses, such as mileage, lodging, meals, and incidental expenses.

Applicants for the alternate industry member 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 February 5, 2016 to:

California Department of Food and Agriculture
Anthony Herrera, Egg Quality Manager
1220 N Street
Sacramento, CA  95814
  
Additional information is available on the Egg Safety and Quality Management programís web page at http://www.cdfa.ca.gov/ahfss/mpes/esqm.html. You may also contact Anthony Herrera, Egg Quality Manager at (916) 900-5062.


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