At the end of ISTVS three years, the successful graduate will be a certified livestock product safety and quality inspector able to clinically examine animals before slaughtering, recognise diseases affecting trade and public health and decide whether the animal is fit for consumption. The livestock products safety and quality inspector is able to ensure proper management of a slaughterhouse and food processing facilities according to international regulations. S/he is able to safeguard public health, gather relevant data and carry out laboratory tests as well as interpret them for informed decision. With the information collected, the inspector is able to assess compliance with international and local standards of safety and quality of livestock products and prepare documents for certification under the supervision of the veterinary authority. S/he also plays an important role in advising people trading livestock and livestock products, educating the public and training meat and other animal product workers.

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