Food Safety for Poultry & Rabbit Producers: Initial Class

Online Only

New Hampshire producers can sell poultry and rabbits (up to 20,000 poultry and 1,000 rabbits per calendar year) directly to NH restaurants without USDA inspection. For producers to legally sell their products in this way, they must complete this initial 3-session certification course with UNH Cooperative Extension and recertify after five years. Topics include:

  • Regulations
  • Facilities & Equipment
  • Health Animals
  • Cleaning & Sanitizing
  • Personal Hygiene
  • Temperature Control
  • Labeling & Recordkeeping
  • Steps to Certification

Guest speakers include:
Royann Bossidy, New Hampshire DHHS, Food Protection Section 
Thomas Collaro, USDA Food Safety & Inspection Services 
Ann Hamilton, Food Safety Field Specialist from UNH Extension 
Wendy Johnecheck, Extension State Specialist in Food Safety

Cost: $25 per person with $10 for each additional person from the same farm

For questions or for persons with financial difficulties requiring special accommodations, please contact Ann Hamilton at UNH Extension, (603) 447-3834, prior to the event.

If you need an accommodation to participate in our programming, please contact Ann Hamilton at UNH Extension, or (603) 447-3834, prior to the event. Given ample time, we will make any reasonable effort to meet your needs, including language access services if requested, which will be provided free of charge.

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    • Ann Hamilton, Food Safety Field Specialist

      Cost: $25 per person, with $10 for each additional person from the same farm

      For current, enrolled UNH students interested in attending this event, please email to receive your registration code.