The U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) Food Safety and Inspection Service announced it will be hosting a red meat mobile slaughter unit information session on June 24. The goals of this meeting are to educate farmers, ranchers and processors on how to set up mobile slaughter units, receive the federal grant of inspection and meet USDA food safety requirements.
The red meat mobile slaughter unit information session will take place from 9:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. EDT at the Washington County Agricultural Education Center in Boonsboro, Md. Livestock for these mobile units include cattle, hogs, sheep and goats.
To view the meeting agenda, go to www.fsis.usda.gov/News_&_Events.