UK - A one-day seminar for the meat and livestock industry on “The changing role of the animal welfare officer in the light of EC 1099/2009” is to be held by the Humane Slaughter Association (HSA).
Speakers from government, industry, training bodies and others will talk about their experiences in meeting the demands of EC Regulation 1099/2009 in each of their working environments. This will be followed by a chaired discussion.
The seminar is aimed at animal welfare officers, veterinary surgeons, meat inspectors, food business operators, slaughtermen and others concerned with animal welfare at slaughter.
Speakers include Steve Wotton (University of Bristol), Clare White (Dunbia), Tony Higginson (Woodhead Bros.), Rebeca Garcia (Defra), Rob Barker (Cargill), Craig Kirby (AIMS) and Collin Willson (FSA Wales).
The HSA Animal Welfare Officer Seminar will be held on Wednesday 29 April
at the East Midlands Thistle Hotel, Castle Donnington.
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