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French Agency for Food, Environmental and Occupational Health & Safety

Animal health and animal welfare

Expert Committee

The mandate of this CES is to:

  • assess the risks associated with diseases found in France or of exotic origin that affect only animals (domestic animals and/or wildlife); 
  • assess the risks associated with zoonotic diseases; 
  • provide risk managers with the scientific evidence (opinions, recommendations) needed for the development and implementation of surveillance and control measures for animal and zoonotic diseases; 
  • assess the welfare of animals in conjunction with the dedicated WG.

2015-2018 Mandate
Chairman: Etienne THIRY
Vice-chairman: Christian DUCROT and Gilles MEYER