Presentation on theme: "Collaboration with the Poultry Industry Prepared by Orlando Habet Manager, BPA."— Presentation transcript:
Collaboration with the Poultry Industry Prepared by Orlando Habet Manager, BPA
CFIA-IICA TA BELIZE October 19-31, 2009 Dr. Sandra Stephens (CFIA Poultry Chief) Met with Industry stakeholders Visited Commercial and backyard poultry industries Discussed Newcastle Outbreak of November 2008
Discussed incident Command System with Spanish Lookout Personnel Held discussion on preliminary findings with BAHA, IICA and BPA Personnel Attended Table Egg Nutrition seminar Received electronic copy of Dr. Stephen’s report
Report sent out to stakeholders for review and comments. Striking Section of the report: Section 10: Establishing Disease Free status for vNCD. Stakeholders adopting some recommendations from report and contacting BAHA on protocol for Vaccination and decision to vaccinate or not vaccinate (Strategies).
Evaluation of Meat and Poultry Processing Facilities December 9-12, 2009 Consultant: Dr. Marcos Sanchez: Food Safety Specialist Dr. Sanchez visited Three Poultry Processing Plants and held meetings with staff to review HACCP, SOPs and SSOPs. Did observational tours of facilities and of processing lines and procedures
Submission of General Report – Overall observations (Programs, Processing Practices, Inspection Practices, Recommendations) – Assistance activities (Recommendation thru: International Center for Food Industry Excellence at Texas Tech Univ. and Univ. of Nebraska, Lincoln.) – Individual Plant observations (Confidential)