As part of the 2013 International Production & Processing Expo education line-up, Pennsylvania State University and U.S. Poultry & Egg Association will host a new Poultry Handling and Transportation Quality Assurance “Train the Trainer” Workshop for poultry transporters and catch crews.

The Poultry Handling and Transportation Quality Assurance program provides third-party certification training, which gives employees and contract crews an understanding of poultry welfare, good management practices and biosecurity, emergency planning, media training and preparation for outside audits. The 2013 expo will be held January 29–31, 2013, at the Georgia World Congress Center in Atlanta, Ga. The Poultry Handling and Transportation Quality Assurance “Train the Trainer” Workshop is scheduled 8 a.m.–5 p.m. on January 31.