CDFA Announces Vacancies On Shell Egg Advisory Board

SACRAMENTO – The California Department of Food and Agriculture, Meat, Poultry and Egg Safety Branch (MPES) announces three vacancies within the Egg Safety and Quality Management’s (ESQM), Shell Egg Advisory Committee Board (SEAC).
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.
These vacancies, for four industry members and one alternate member, are being created because of upcoming term expirations. The membership terms for these vacancies will be for 36 months. Applicants for the industry and alternate members must be a registered egg handlers or representatives of registered egg handlers, in the state of California.
Board members 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.
Applicants interested in being considered for these three SEAC appointments, should submit resumes by January 13, 2023, to:
Mrs. Penny Arana
Meat, Poultry and Egg Safety Branch
1220 N Street
Sacramento, California 95814 

Additional information is available on the Egg Safety and Quality Management program’s web page at You may also contact Michael E. Abbott, Egg Quality Manager at (916) 900-5062.