Epidemiology, surveillance and risk assessment for transmissible spongiform encephalopathies

Capacity Building for Surveillance and prevention of BSE
and other zoonotic diseases


MANAGEMENT OF TRANSMISSIBLE
SPONGIFORM ENCEPHALOPATHIES
IN LIVESTOCK FEEDS AND FEEDING

course manual

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    FOOD AND AGRICULTURE ORGANIZATION OF THE UNITED NATIONS
Rome, 2007



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Table of contents

Part I   [528 Kb]

    Foreword
    Course objectives
    Introduction to transmissible spongiform encephalopathies
    Overview: Implementation of transmissible spongiform encephalopathy measures for livestock feeds
    Protein use in livestock feeding
    Inactivation of TSE agents
    Rendering of animal by-products
    Manufacturing of compound feeds for livestock
    Livestock feed regulations and industry guidelines

Part II   [389 Kb]

    Quality assurance in feed-producing plants
    Laboratory analysis for the detection of prohibited materials in livestock feed
    BSE risk and trade in animal products and livestock feeds
    • Appendix 1: Authors and course contributors
    • Appendix 2: Related background reading and Web links
    • Appendix 3: Glossary of technical terms and acronyms
    • Appendix 4: Project summary

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