Vegetables in green plastic boxes lie in a store

Food control, animal welfare and veterinary services

Food control, animal welfare and veterinary services

The tasks of the Food Monitoring, Animal Welfare and Veterinary Service serve the protection of humans and animals - and consist of monitoring the legal requirements in the areas of food, meat hygiene, animal welfare and animal disease law.

The objectives are to protect the consumer against deception and possible hazards from foodstuffs, consumer goods, cosmetics and tobacco products, but also to protect animals by inspecting animal husbandry, transport or slaughterhouses, as well as appropriate monitoring and measures to combat animal diseases.

Animal Disease Control

To mitigate the spread of disease in wildlife, the county takes care of preventive and sustainable animal disease control.

Food monitoring

Consumer protection and food control: The district is responsible for food control in Waldeck-Frankenberg.

Animal welfare

Species-appropriate husbandry, feed hygiene: protecting health is also a high priority for animals in Waldeck-Frankenberg.

Wild boar sow with freshlings

Information on African swine fever

African swine fever is on the rise. The district is arming itself against an outbreak in order to be as well prepared as possible in the event of an emergency.

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