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SCAR

Standing Committee on Agricultural Research (SCAR)

Represents 37 different countries

SCAR AKIS

SCAR AKIS

Agricultural Knowledge and Innovation Systems

SCAR ARCH

SCAR ARCH

European Agricultural Research towards greater impact on global CHallenges

BIOECONOMY

BIOECONOMY

Sustainable Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries in the Bioeconomy - A Challenge for Europe

FISH

SCAR Fish

Fisheries and Aquaculture Research

FOREST

SCAR Forest

Forestry Research and Innovation

FOOD

FOOD

Shared Infrastructures for European Agri-Food Research

Animal Health & Welfare Research

Animal Health & Welfare Research

Collaborative Working Group

SUSTAINABLE ANIMAL PRODUCTION

SUSTAINABLE ANIMAL PRODUCTION

Collaborative Working Group

Kevin Heanue

Silvio Borrello

 

University Degree in Veterinary Medicine (1977) and specialist in inspection of food of animal origin, he is at the Ministry of Health since 1981, currently in charge as National CVO and General Director for Animal Health and Veterinary Pharmaceutical the Ministry of Health.

Graduated at the XIX Course on Institution and foreign affairs at the Higher school of International function in Rome.

Chair of the Working party on the official controls regulation during the Italian Presidency of the Council of European Union.

From 2006 to September 2014 he held the position of Director General of Food Hygiene, safety and nutrition where he managed many national and international emergencies of food safety: dioxin in poultry from Belgium (2002), hexachlorocyclohexane in the Valle del Sacco in Italy (2005), GMO in rice (2006), “Blue Mozzarella”(2010), dioxin in food of animal origin in Ireland (2008) and Germany (2010-11), Escherichia coli in fenugreek sprouts in Germany (2011) e HAV in frozen berries in Italy and other Countries (2013-2014).

He represented the Ministry of Health in many National Committees such as Animal protection in farms and slaughterhouses, feed additives, feed technical committee, Environment and radio protection, and in more than 260 meetings on veterinary public health and food safety at European level.

He is Emergency contact point for Italy within the WHO INFOSAN network, Contact point for food safety at OECD in 2004, National Counterpart on Food safety for WHO/EURO in 2005.