Study Programmes 2015-2016
VETE0047-3  
Inspection of animal food
Duration :
12h Th, 17,5h PCL
Number of credits :
Master in veterinary medicine (60 ECTS)1
Lecturer :
Nicolas Korsak Koulagenko
Language(s) of instruction :
French language
Organisation and examination :
All year long
Units courses prerequisite and corequisite :
Prerequisite or corequisite units are presented within each program
Course contents :
Following the euopean regulation (EC) n°854/2004,inspection means "the examination of establishments, of animals and food, and the processing thereof, of food business, and their management and production systems, including documents, finished product testing and feeding practices, and of the origin and destination of production inputs and outputs, in order to verify compliance with the legal requirements in all cases" In this course Inspection of carcasses of meat animals in slaughter houses: ante-mortem inspection and special emergency slaughterings, post-mortem inspection: techniques and processes post-mortem inspection: disease conditions. Inspection techniques in other animal species will be also briefly exposed (poultry and rabbits, wild deer and fish). Causes of condemnations will be also studied.
Learning outcomes of the course :
- Inspection of bovine, porcine and equine carcasses - European and national legislations
Prerequisite knowledge and skills :
Teaching from the previous courses.
Planned learning activities and teaching methods :
Illustrated theoretical course
Mode of delivery (face-to-face ; distance-learning) :
12 hours theoritical course
Recommended or required readings :
This course is placed on-line on e-campus Further reading :
  • Food animal Pathology and Meat Hygiene, D.C. Herenda, Don A. Franco, ed. by Mosby Year Book, 1991.
  • W.G. Wilson. Wilson's practical meat inspection (7th edition), Blackwell publishing.
Assessment methods and criteria :
Theoritical course : written exam (MCQ) and/or true-false generalised
Work placement(s) :
Organizational remarks :
no remarks
Contacts :
  • Dr Nicolas Korsak, in charge of teaching Liege University, Faculty of Veterinary Medicine ; Food Science Department Bld de Colonster, 20. Sart-Tilman B43bis. B-4000 Liège. Belgium tel : +32-4-366 45 19 (40 40) fax : +32-4-366 40 44
  • Dr Elodie Renard, assistant Liege University, Faculty of Veterinary Medicine ; Food Science Department Bld de Colonster, 20. Sart-Tilman B43bis. B-4000 Liège. Belgium tel : +32-4-366 40 40  fax : +32-4-366 40 44
 
  • Christine Bal, secretary Liege University, Faculty of Veterinary Medicine ; Food Science Department Bld de Colonster, 20. Sart-Tilman B43bis. B-4000 Liège. Belgium tel : +32-4-366 40 40 fax : +32-4-366 40 44