Role of the Public Health Veterinarian with USDA Food Safety and Inspection Service
will shadow Pulic Health Veterinarians (PHV) performing their day to
day duties. Which include but not limited to
Ante-mortem/Post-mortem/dispositions of suspect carcasses, Export
Verifications, Field screening for residues, Humane handling, Federal
Meat Inspection Act, verification of regulatory requirements in
establishments under one or more Hazard Analysis and Critical Control
(HACCP) Plans, and other consumer protections. Student will spend
time with the PHV's at a large high speed cattle kill, a sow slaughter
plant, and ritual slaughter facilities.
will have no decision making responsibilites for the USDA FSIS.
Students role is to shadow a variety of PHV's at a variety of slaughter
operations. Student is expected to be professional, ask questions, and
learn as much as possible.
Eight hours per day/40 hours per week for two weeks
USDA Food Safety and Inspection Service
Madison District Office
2810 Crossroads Drive, Suite 3500
Madison, WI 53718