March 26, 2012 - The Louisiana Department of Wildlife & Fisheries, in coordination with the Louisiana Department of Health & Hospitals, will begin a series of public meetings next week to provide critical information on current and proposed rules that will affect the oyster harvesting, dealing and processing communities in Louisiana.
Oyster fishermen, dealers and processors, along with anyone who has an interest in the oyster industry are encouraged to attend these free workshops.
The training topics are as follows:
Vibrio control plan
- Time / Temperature requirements (current/future)
- ISSC (current/future guidelines and requirements)
- documentation/record keeping (important/required logs)
- LDWF’s process of enforcing/checking time/temperature requirements
- LDWF’s process of enforcing/checking documentation/record keeping requirements
Refrigeration and cooler
- refrigeration equipment
- cooler/box equipment (fabrication)
- refrigeration/cooler options and alternatives
The training dates, times and venues are as follows:
Monday, April 2, 6 p.m. To 8 p.m.
St. Bernard Council Chambers
8201 w. Judge Perez Drive
Chalmette, La 70043
Wednesday, April 4, 6 p.m. to 8 p.m.
Belle Chasse Auditorium
8442 Highway 23
Belle Chasse, La 70037
Tuesday, April 10, 6 p.m. to 8 p.m.
Houma Municipal Auditorium
800 Verret Street
Houma, La 70360
For more information please contact Darren Bourgeois at (504) 284-2033 or firstname.lastname@example.org.