National Poultry Improvement Plan (NPIP)
The program includes testing and monitoring for various strains of Salmonella, Mycoplasma, and Avian Influenza.
Check out these links for more information about the NPIP:
In California, the CAHFS laboratory system offers testing for specific diseases covered by the NPIP.
Introduction to CA Poultry Federation, NPIP, and CAHFS - Monica Della Maggiore
California Egg Quality Assurance Plan (CEQAP)
Farm and processing facilities will be annually reviewed by California Department of Food and Agriculture veterinarians to ensure compliance with the program components.
For more information, visit:
In California, the CAHFS laboratory system offers testing in order to comply with CEQAP.
California Poultry Meat Quality Assurance Plan
This program utilizes Hazard Analysis Critical Control Points (HACCP) principles on the farm to maintain a safe and wholesome product.
For more information, please visit: California Poultry Meat Quality Assurance Plan