USDA/FSIS Catfish Compliance Workshop 2


August 11, 2017
Up close of large blue catfish

USDA/FSIS Catfish Compliance Workshop 2

09:00 am - 04:00 pm @

Since March 1, 2016 catfish inspection was transferred to USDA/FSIS, requiring catfish processing facilities to be in compliance with their standards and regulations.

This workshop will provide catfish processors general knowledge of USDA facility and sanitation standards and required documentation.  We will discuss the hazards associated with this industry and ways to address them. We will provide forms and templates to help processors develop their own documentation and records.


  • Filing for Grant of Inspection
  • USDA label approval
  • Sanitation Performance Standards
  • Sanitation Standard Operating Procedures (SSOPs)
  • Conducting a Hazard Analysis and developing of a HACCP plan
  • Developing a recall plan

The workshop will take place August 11, 2017, 9am – 4pm, at 8592 LA-1, Mansura, LA 71350.

Preregister by August 8, by contacting:

Evelyn (Gutierrez) Watts
[email protected]
Phone: (225) 578-5207