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Cambridge Global Food Security

An Interdisciplinary Research Centre at the University of Cambridge

Milorad Radakovic graduated from the University of Zagreb, Croatia, in 1989 and obtained full membership with the Royal College of Veterinary Surgeons by examination. He has the RCVS Certificate in Veterinary Public Health (Meat Hygiene) and Advanced Practitioner status. He is also trained as an EU FVO national expert in auditing.

Milorad's work experience varies from small to large animal practice. Most of his career was in the sector of Veterinary Public Health in the UK; from practical on-line meat hygiene inspection to performing Official Veterinarian’s duties. He worked for 12 years as a Veterinary Adviser and Head of Food and Veterinary Office ( FVO) Coordination and Veterinary Advice branch for the Food Standards Agency Policy Department, liaison DEFRA and other government departments and academic institutions, nationally and internationally.

Milorad has conducted FVO audits in EU and South America and acted as a veterinary witness in several high profile court cases. He has also given a number  of presentations on public health and links to animal health and welfare on behalf of the UK Government and EU institutions. Until 2014 he was the first ever OIE UK National Focal Point for Animal Production Food Safety. 

He is interested in multidisciplinary work: Risk analysis (assessment/management/communication), practical application including official veterinary (and other) controls within VPH/One  Health teaching concept. Links between public health – food security (quantity& quality & safety) with animal health and animal welfare.   

He is a past president and an active Member of UK Veterinary Public Health Association and since 2018 has been the Vice President of EVERI Section of  Federation of Veterinarians in Europe. He has been a Member of Cambridge Global Food Security Steering Committee since 2020. 

food safety
animal management
food policy
Teaching Fellow in Veterinary Public Health, Department of Veterinary Medicine, University of Cambridge.

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University of Cambridge, Department of Veterinary Medicine, Madingley Road, Cambridge, CB3 0ES, UK
Available for consultancy