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26th Annual National Egg Quality School
Embassy Suites Downtown, Indianapolis, IN
May 20-23, 2019

AGENDA

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Monday, May 20
8:30 a.m. REGISTRATION
9:00 a.m. Welcome to Indiana, Bruce Kettler, Director, Indiana State Department of Agriculture
9:15 a.m. ORIENTATION AND INTRODUCTION
9:30 a.m. LECTURE I: “Eggs 101 Video” American Egg Board
9:45 a.m. LECTURE II: “Formation of the Egg” - Dr. Dianna Bourassa, Auburn University
10:15 a.m. BREAK
10:35 a.m. LECTURE III: “Hen Housing – A Holistic Approach” - Dr. Darrin Karcher, Purdue University
11:10 a.m. LECTURE IV: “Egg Quality and Bird Health” - Dr. Yuko Sato, Iowa State University
11:50 a.m. DIRECTOR’S LUNCH
12:50 p.m. BUZZ SESSION
1:10 p.m. LECTURE V: “Hen Nutrition and Egg Quality” - Dr. Darrin Karcher, Purdue University
1:50 p.m. LECTURE VI: “Biosecurity and Egg Safety” - Dr. Yuko Sato, Iowa State University
2:10 p.m. LECTURE VII: “U.S. Standards for Egg Quality Exterior Factors” - Jeff Hendricks, USDA AMS Livestock, Poultry & Seed Program
2:40 p.m. LABORATORY I: “Exterior Egg Quality Determination - Laboratory”
3:40 p.m. BREAK
4:00 p.m. LECTURE VIII: “FDA’s Egg Safety Rule” - Dr. Gerardo A. Ramirez, FDA CFSAN
4:40 p.m. BUZZ SESSION, OPEN LAB AND REVIEW OF DAY
DINNER ON YOUR OWN

Tuesday, May 21
8:00 a.m. LECTURE IX: “Reducing Shell Damage” - Dr. Paul Patterson, Penn State University
8:50 a.m. LECTURE X: “Cleaning Eggs and Conserving Egg Quality” - Dr. Kenneth Anderson, North Carolina State University
9:40 a.m. BREAK
10:00 a.m. LECTURE XI: “Secure Poultry Supply” - Dr. Carol Cardona, University of Minnesota
10:30 a.m. LECTURE XII: “Promoting the Incredible Egg” - Ms. Sofia Therios, American Egg Board
11:00 a.m. BUZZ SESSION
11:15 a.m. LECTURE XIII: “The Nutritious Egg” - Ms. Rachel Bassler, Egg Nutrition Center, Ms. Kate Byers, Egg Nutrition Center
12:00 p.m. Make Your Own Omelet Lunch
Ms. Sofia Therios, American Egg Board
1:10 p.m. LECTURE XIV: “U.S. Standards for Egg Quality Interior Factors” - Jeff Hendricks, USDA AMS Livestock, Poultry & Seed Program
1:40 p.m. LABORATORY II: “Interior Quality Determination – Laboratory”
2:55 p.m. LECTURE XV: “Egg Processing Plant Sanitation - SSOP’s and GMP’s” - Dr. Christine Alvarado, Texas A&M University
3:35 p.m. BREAK
3:55 p.m. LECTURE XVI: “Introduction to HACCP” - Dr. Deana Jones, USDA ARS
4:20 p.m. LECTURE XVII: “Overview- Current Egg Industry Issues” - Mr. Oscar Garrison, United Egg Producers
5:00 p.m. BUZZ SESSION, OPEN LAB AND REVIEW OF DAY
6:30 p.m. GROUP DINNER - Egg Handler’s Romp

Wednesday, May 22
8:00 a.m. LECTURE XVIII: “Pre-Harvest Food Safety Plan: Implementing Pest Monitoring and Control” - Dr. Mike Darre, University of Connecticut
8:45 a.m. LECTURE XIX: “Environmental and Egg Testing Procedures” - Dr. Paul Patterson, Penn State University
9:30 a.m. BREAK
9:45 a.m. LECTURE XX: “Combining all Quality Factors into Standards and Grades” - Jeff Hendricks, USDA AMS Livestock, Poultry & Seed Program
10:15 a.m. LABORATORY III: “Combining all Quality Factors into Standards and Grades - Laboratory”
11:30 a.m. LECTURE XXI: “Federal and State Labeling Requirements” - Jeff Hendricks, USDA AMS Livestock, Poultry & Seed Program, Tony Herrera, National Egg Regulatory Officials
12:00 p.m. GROUP LUNCH
1:00 p.m. LECTURE XXII: “Salmonella Control: What Can Producers Do?” - Dr. Mike Darre, University of Connecticut
1:45 p.m. LECTURE XXIII: “Eggs and Foodborne Disease” - Dr. Harshavardha Thippareddi, University of Georgia
2:30 p.m. GROUP PICTURE AND BREAK
3:15 p.m. BUZZ SESSION
3:30 p.m. LECTURE XXIV: “Egg Products Inspection Act and Voluntary Grading Program” - Jeff Hendricks, USDA AMS Livestock, Poultry & Seed Program
4:00 p.m. LECTURE XXV: “Dispelling Myths About Eggs” - Dr. Deana Jones, USDA ARS
4:30 p.m. BUZZ SESSION AND REVIEW OF DAY
5:00 p.m. SESSION OVER – Dinner on your own
7:00 p.m. REVIEW SESSION
8:00 p.m. SECTION STUDY
LABORATORY OPEN
FACULTY CONSULTATION

Thursday, May 23
8:00 a.m. WRITTEN AND PRACTICAL EXAM
“STUDENTS MUST TAKE AND PASS THE EXAM AT THIS TIME TO EARN
A CERTIFICATE OF PROFICIENCY”

NOON SCHOOL ENDS