Georgia Department of Agriculture Egg Candling Class
Thursday, April 12, 2018
10 AM to 3 PM
UGA Extension ~ Spalding County
835 Memorial Drive, Griffin GA 30223
This class teaches proper egg candling procedures in line with Georgia Department of Agriculture (GDA) standards giving individuals the information necessary to obtain an egg candling certificate or license. Mr. Benjamin Pitts, Food Processing Specialist with GDA will be teaching the class. Participants that successfully complete the class will receive an egg candling certificate from GDA.
Anyone selling eggs to individuals or at a farmers market must hold an Egg Candling Certificate. Additionally, anyone aiming to sell eggs to a grocery store, bakery or restaurant must have their candling facilities licensed by the GDA's Consumer Protections Division. The license can be obtained by successfully taking and passing a written examination and candling examination, according to information provided by the GDA.
The class is open to any Georgia resident and is not age restricted.
The cost is $5, but registration and payment are required by Thursday, April 5th, 2018. The class is two sessions: Training 10 a.m. - 12 p.m. and Candling Exercise 1 p.m. - 3 p.m.
Class will break from 12 p.m. – 1 p.m. for lunch.
Class will be filled on a first come first serve basis.
The last class SOLD OUT. Please pay registration fee early to reserve your spot.
Checks must be made payable to Spalding County Extension. Mail to UGA Extension, 835 Memorial Drive, Griffin GA 30223