Welfare of Production Animals

Welfare of Production Animals

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This book, the fifth in the series 'Food Safety Assurance and Veterinary Public Health', has been conceived by a total of 33 internationally recognised experts from 11 different countries in Europe and from the USA, Canada and Australia, with backgrounds ranging from veterinary medicine, animal science, biology and microbiology to psychology, philosophy and ethics. It provides an up-to-date overview of the science of animal welfare and its assessment, of options for the assessment and management of risks for the welfare of production animals, and of the ramifications these may have for the safety of foods of animal origin.This Volume is targeted at veterinary practitioners, official veterinarians in a control function, animal and food scientists, welfare scientists, students in animal welfare, auditing and inspection officials and risk managers at all levels of animal production.Other publications in the Food Safety Assurance and Veterinary Public Health series are: * Volume 1. Food safety assurance in the pre-harvest phase * Volume 2. Safety assurance during food processing * Volume 3. Risk management strategies: monitoring and surveillance * Volume 4. Towards a risk-based chain control5.3 Animal welfare risk classification Preferably, risk classification should be done at the highest hierarchical level ofthe control scheme, because it allows each operation to be compared with all the other operations. All players in the schemeanbsp;...

Title:Welfare of Production Animals
Author:Frans J. M. Smulders, Bo Algers
Publisher:Wageningen Academic Pub - 2009-01-01


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