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IL Pork Producers PQA Audit Workshops

Pork farmers are invited to learn more about the new Pork Quality Assurance® Plus Audit program at a workshop sponsored by Illinois Pork Producers Tues., Jan. 19 from 1-4 p.m. at the U of I Extension office in Peoria, located at 4810 N. Sheridan Rd.

The audit is meant is to provide consumers greater assurance of the care taken by farmers and pork processors to improve animal well-being and food safety.

The audit tool builds on the existing Pork Quality Assurance® Plus (PQA Plus®) program and expands it to serve as a single, common audit platform for the pork industry.

Registration is required. Please call (217) 529-3100 by 2 days prior to the workshop.

Additional dates & locations include:

Sycamore

  • Tuesday, January 5, 1-4 pm
  • DeKalb County Farm Bureau
  • 1350 W. Prairie Dr.

Effingham

  • Thursday, January 14, 1-4 pm
  • U of I Extension Office
  • 1203 N. Wenthe Dr.

Quincy

  • Thursday, January 7, 1-4 pm
  • Adams County Farm Bureau
  • 330 S. 36th St.

Click here to see the event flyer.

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