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Department of Veterinary Medicine

Cambridge Veterinary School

Veterinary Public Health/One Health, Food Security & Safety, Animal Health and Welfare

Risk analysis (assessment/management/communication) and practical application of VPH/One Health. This includes food security (safety)  and links to animal health and welfare as well as VPH/One Health teaching. 


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)


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


Key publications: 

Food Safety - Flexible Approaches to Production and Official Controls. Radakovic, M. (2015).  Procedia Food Science, 5, pp. 247-249.  

The identification of future risks to the safety of foods with emphasis on game meatRandles, P., Seguino, A., & Radakovic, M. (2014) . In Trends in game meat hygiene (pp. 59-76), Wageningen Academic Publisher. 

Risk Management of game: from theory to practice. In Game meat hygiene in focus Radakovic, M., & Fletcher, J. (2011).  (pp. 209-221). Wageningen Academic Publishers. 

Co author on: 

Dr Milorad  Radakovic
Teaching Fellow in Veterinary Public Health

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Person keywords: 
Veterinary Public Health
Public health
Meat Hygiene
Food chain security
One Health
Veterinary Education