This website has been produced under the CONTRACT n. 2012 96 04 with the Consumers, Health, Agriculture and Food Executive Agency (CHAFEA). The content of this page is the sole responsibility of Istituto Zooprofilattico Sperimentale dell'Abruzzo e del Molise "G. Caporale", Teramo and can in no way be taken to reflect the views of the Consumers, Health, Agriculture and Food Executive Agency or any other body of the European Union. The Consumers, Health, Agriculture and Food Executive Agency or any other body of the European Union will not be responsible under any circumstances for the contents of communication items prepared by the contractors. Better Training for Safer Food is an initiative of the European Commission aimed at organising an EU training strategy in the areas of food law, feed law, animal health and animal welfare rules, as well as plant health rules.
 
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Contractor


Istituto Zooprofilattico Sperimentale dell’Abruzzo e del Molise “G. Caporale” is a public entity aiming at fisical, mental and social welfare of human beings, through the development and application of veterinary sciences. The Institute provides scientific and technical support to the National and Regional Governments in veterinary public health, promoting an integrated approach to the system of animal health and welfare and food safety.

On the basis of the acquired experience, the World Health Organization (WHO), the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) and the World Organization for Animal Health (OIE) have assigned the Institute the role of Collaboration Centre and Reference Laboratory in specific spheres of activity:

  • Collaborating Centre for Veterinary Training, Epidemiology, Food Safety and Animal Welfare
  • Reference Laboratory for Brucellosis
  • Reference Laboratory for Contagious Bovine Pleuropneumonia
  • Reference Laboratory for Bluetongue
  • Reference Laboratory for West Nile Disease

IZSAM has a certified Quality Management System according to ISO 17025, while IZSAM Training Unit has a certified Quality Management System according to ISO 9001:2000 standard.

www.izs.it

Sub-contractors


Aarhus University
http://www.au.dk/en/

Scotland’s Rural College
http://www.sruc.ac.uk/

Università degli Studi di Milano
http://www.unimi.it/ENG/