Vacancies to be Filled on California's Rendering Industry Advisory Board

September 30, 2013 | The California Department of Food and Agriculture (CDFA) has announced there are two vacancies on the state’s Rendering Industry Advisory Board. This board makes recommendations to the CDFA Secretary on all matters pertaining to the department’s rendering program.

CDFA enforces state rendering regulations through licensing and facility inspections. Board vacancies are for individuals representing licensed renders, collection centers, or registered transporters of inedible kitchen grease. The term of office for an advisory board member is three years.

Individuals interested in being considered for a board appointment should send a brief resume by October 31, 2013 to the California Department of Food and Agriculture, Meat, Poultry and Egg Safety Branch, 1220 N Street, Sacramento, CA 95814, Attention: Dr. Jan Hershenhouse.

For more information on the Rendering Industry Advisory Board or CDFA’s Meat, Poultry and Egg Safety Branch please contact Dr. Doug Hepper, Branch Chief, Meat Poultry and Egg Safety at (916) 900-5004 or by e-mail