USDA, FSIS, IO EST. P-970

Description

Performing ante-mortem and post-mortem inspection in USDA inspected poultry and red meat plants; pathology; sampling for residue and salmonella, humane handling of red meat and poultry in a slaughter house setting.

Details

Associate Veterinarians and special expertise available

Student will shadow Supervisory Public Health Veterinarian in a slaughter/processing facility:

  • Dr. Keith R. Richeson, Park Poultry, Inc. in Canton, OH
  • Dr. Vincent Mortem, Ohio Farms Packing in Creston, OH
  • Dr. John Ramsburg at Gerber Poultry in Kidron, OH

Educational Resources

  • USDA training materials, including manuals & computer courses
  • Will accompany SPHVs on daily duties in plant

Responsibilities

To obtain an insight into the daily duties of a Supervisory Public Health Veterinarian working in a large young chicken slaughter/processing plant and in a veal calf plant.

Student Supervision

5 days per week/8 hours per day

Housing

No

Practice Information

USDA, FSIS, IO EST. P-970
1925 30th Street NE
Canton, OH 44705

Ph: 330-455-0241 ext. 3101
Fax: 330-588-2079

Email: keith [dot] richeson [at] fsis [dot] usda [dot] gov

Updated: 03/31/10
Signature On File: Dr. Keith R. Richeson