USDA needs food inspectors in Nebraska

A hiring event begins this morning in Grand Island, to ensure the safety of everything we eat

GRAND ISLAND, Neb. (KLKN) – The agency that oversees food safety at packing plants is looking for more federal inspectors.

The U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Food Safety and Inspection Service, also known as FSIS, is looking for new consumer safety inspectors.

Nebraska is a prolific meat producing state and it needs more help.  Many people could be qualified and not even realize it, according to agency officials.

“We’re looking for traits, a four year degree or a year of experience such as working in these facilities or even restaurant work, management in those, jobs like that,” said Dr. David James, a regional manager.

The FSIS is in charge of meat, poultry and eggs when concerning the public’s health.  It’s recruiting at the Grand Island Public Library between 9 a.m. and 5:30 p.m.

You can also apply online at

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