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Importance of the traceability of animals and animal products in epidemiology
|Author(s) :||V. Caporale, A. Giovannini, C. Di Francesco & P. Calistri|
Traceability of animals and animal products has become a priority for governments of the developed countries, due to consumer demand for comprehensive and integrated food safety policies. In addition to analysing the differences between traceback and traceability systems, the authors describe some applications of animal traceback systems and the principal characteristics of an animal identification and registration system. The importance of a traceability system for food-borne risk assessment and management, and the most recent approaches towards a comprehensive and integrated animal health and food safety policy are reported.