With consumers concerned for animal welfare and sustainable production, Beef Quality Assurance (BQA) is now required by food giants like Tyson Foods, who work with 25% of the US beef market share, and Wendy’s, currently the 2nd largest fast food hamburger chain in the US beginning in 2019 to meet public demand.
ONLINE CERTIFICATION: visit www.bqa.org to get BQA certified online. Online training consists of series of lessons and quizzes to become certified. Training will take ~2 hours.
LOCAL CERTIFICATION OPPORTUNITY: Join OSU Extension at the Puskarich Public Library in Cadiz on Thursday, June 27th, 2019 from 6pm-7:30pm for in-person BQA training. Pre-registration required. Register by contacting the Jefferson County Extension office at 740-264-2212.