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VetEffecT organises a workshop on mandatory origin labelling of milk and milk products in Brussels

For DG AGRI, VetEffecT has organised a workshop in Brussels on mandatory origin labelling of milk and milk products. European representatives of farmers organisations, food producers, retail and trade organisations and a consumer organisation discussed about the need for consumers to be informed, the demand, and expected implications on consumer purchase behaviour, the food supply chain, competitiveness, internal EU trade and trade with 3rd countries, and the administrative burden.

The workshop is marks the start of a new study executed for DG Agri on mandatory origin labelling for milk, milk used as an ingredient in dairy products, and so-called minor meats, such as horse me

VetEffecT provides conformity assessment and training in Swaziland for veterinary and food control labs towards compliance with SPS standards and for more export to EU

For UNIDO, VetEffecT has performed a conformity assessment and provided training for the central veterinary laboratory and food control laboratories in Swaziland.

The purpose of the project was to increase compliance to international standards for animal health, in particular the transboundary animal diseases (TADs) and for food safety control.

EFSA publishes report on welfare monitoring indicators for slaughter of cattle

The EFSA Panel on Animal Health and Welfare (AHAW) has published a report on toolboxes of welfare indicators for developing monitoring procedures at slaughterhouses for bovines stunned

Consultation meeting Zoo guidance document

Brussels, 22 November 2013

In the last stage of the process of drafting a EU Zoo Guidance document, VetEffecT and DG Environment organized a consultation meeting for stakeholders and Member States.

EU Sanitary and Phytosanitary (SPS) BTSF Workshop in Prague

On 22-24 October 2013, VetEffecT co-organized a BTSF workshop in Prague, as part of the contract to organise and implement  training activities to strengthen EU law enforcement in Sanitary and

Study on mandatory origin labelling for meat published

This study, by LEI Agricultural Economics Research Institute (Wageningen UR), VetEffecT and partners, has been undertaken to compare different options of implementing origin labelling for fresh and

VetEffecT supports student association Hygieia

VetEffecT will be sponsoring the Dutch student association "Hygieia" that connects students and professionals that are interested One Health and Animal Welfare.

VetEffecT wants to support this ambitious group of students in their effort to show both students and professionals to look beyond their own field of activity.

VetEffecT supports Oxfam Trailwalker

Oxfam Trailwalker 2013 – Team Cucarachas made it!

Thanks to the support of VetEffecT, the Team Cucarachas,including VetEffecT Staff , took part during the week end of 24 & 25th of August to the Oxfam Trailwalker.

Along with 285 other teams, we walked during more than 25 hours in a row and covered exactly 100 km in the Eastern region of Haute Fagnes, in Belgium.

In order to support Oxfam activities and projects in the developing countries, the team raised exactly 1699€  because they believe everyone needs to

New Contract Award in Chad

VetEffecT has been awarded a new EU funded contract to carry out the final evaluation of the "Information System for Rural Development and Land Planning " (SIDRAT) Programme.

The global objective is to contribute to improve the living conditions of rural population, fight against poverty, to support sustainable development and to promote environment.

New Contract Award in Zimbabwe

VetEffecT has been awarded a new EU funded contract to carry out the Formulation of the Smallholder Irrigation Support Programme in Zimbabwe.

The global objective is to support small holder irrigation development in Zimbabwe

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