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EU Veterinary Week Conference 2010

by 5m Editor
19 May 2010, at 1:00am

EU - The Veterinary Week 2010 will have as theme 'Identification and traceability' and will take place on 14 and 15 June in Brussels, Belgium.

The opening address will be given by John Dalli, the EU commissioner for Health and Consumer Policy.

After presentations outlining the importance and benefits of identification and traceability, three sessions will be held during the meeting: on the identification of live animals and germinal products; on traceability and labelling in the food and feed chain; and on traceability in international movements.

FVE president, Walter Winding, will highlight the benefits of identification and traceability for the veterinary practitioner, while FVE vice president, Christophe Buhot, will speak about pet identification and traceability.

The draft programme of the 2010 EU Veterinary Week is now available online and registration has opened be opened this week. For more information, click here.


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