SACRAMENTO, July 21, 2021 — The California Department of Food and Agriculture (CDFA), Meat, Poultry and Egg Safety Branch (MPES) announces one vacancy on the Rendering Industry Advisory Board (RIAB). The RIAB makes recommendations to CDFA's 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
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