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Mr Milorad Radakovic BVSc, CertVPH(MH), MRCVS

Mr Milorad Radakovic, BVSc, CertVPH(MH), MRCVS

Teaching Fellow in Veterinary Public Health

Milorad Radakovic is available for consultancy.


Graduated from the University of Zagreb, Croatia, in 1989 and obtained full membership with the Royal College of Veterinary Surgeons by examination. Holder of the Certificate in Veterinary Public Health (Meat Hygiene) and gained status of Advanced Practitioner In Veterinary Public Health. Trained as EU FVO national expert in auditing. Work experience varies from small to large animal practice and in the UK most of career was in the sector of Veterinary Public Health; from practical on-line meat hygiene inspection to performing Official Veterinarian’s duties. For 12 years worked as Veterinary Adviser for the Food Standards Agency providing veterinary advice to policy makers and liaison with other government departments and academic institutions, nationally and internationally. Acted as a veterinary witness in several high profile court appearances. Conducted FVO audits in EU and South America. Representing UK as National Focal Point for Animal Production Food Safety with OIE, until 2014. On behalf of the UK Government and EU institutions given many presentations on public health and links to animal health and welfare.


Veterinary Public Health Association (UK) – President

International research forum on game meat hygiene - Member since (2009)

Subject groups/Research projects

Infection and Immunity:
Mathematical Biology:

Research Interests

All aspects of Food safety, including its links to animal health and welfare.


  • Food chain security
  • Meat Hygiene
  • Veterinary Public Health


Key Publications

Randles, P., Seguino, A., & Radakovic, M. (2014) The identification of future risks to the safety of foods with emphasis on game meat. In Trends in game meat hygiene (pp. 59-76), Wageningen Academic Publisher. DOI: 10.3920/978-90-8686-238-2_3

Radakovic, M., & Fletcher, J. (2011). Risk Management of game: from theory to practice. In Game meat hygiene in focus (pp. 209-221). Wageningen Academic Publishers. DOI: 10.3920/978-90-8686-723-3_16


Co-author for a number of relevant VPH guides. Some examples:

  • Manual for Official Controls (MOC)

  • Meat Industry Guide (MIG)

  • Wild Game guide

  • Desinewed meat/Mechanically Separated Meat