National Competent Authorities in animal ID (list by countries)

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Country National Competent Authorities in animal ID
Argentina Servicio Nacional de Sanidad Animal (SENASA)
Australia National Livestock Identification System Limited
Austria Bundesministerium für Land- und Forstwirtschaft, Umwelt und Wasserwirtschaft
Belgium Federal Agency for the Safety of the Food Chain FASFC), DG Control Policy, Department Animal Health and Safety of Animal Products
Brazil Ministério da Agricultura, Pecuária e Abastecimento, Coordenação Geral de Qualidade, Departamento de Desenvolvimento das Cadeias Produtivas e da Produção Sustentável, Secretaria de Mobilidade Social, do Produtor Rural e do Cooperativismo
Bulgaria National Veterinary Service
Canada Livestock Identification and Traceability program Policy and Programs Branch Canadian Food Inspection Agency, Government of Canada
China Dairy Association of China, Dairy Data Center of China
Czech Republic Ministry of Agriculture of the Czech Republic
Cyprus Ministry of Agriculture, Natural Resources and Environment, Veterinary Services
Denmark Danish Veterinary and Food Administration, Veterinary Service
Estonia Ministry of Rural Affairs of the Republic of Estonia, Food Safety Department
Finland Ministry of Agriculture and Forestry, Food Safety Authority Evira
 France Ministère de l’Agriculture, de de l’Agrolalimentaire  et de la Forêt, SDSPA / BICMA : Sous-direction  de la santé et de la protection animales / Bureau  de l’Identification et du contrôle du movement des animaux
Germany German Ministry of Food and Agriculture,  Department 322 – Animal Health
Greece Ministry of Rural Development and Food, Directorate  General of Veterinary Services, Directorate of  Veterinary Support, Drugs, Applications  and Animal Welfare
Hungary National Food Chain Safety Office
Iran Ministry of Agriculture Jihad, Center of Animal Breeding and Promotion of Animal Products
Ireland Department of Agriculture, Fisheries  and Food,  NBAS Division
Israel Ministry of Agriculture. Veterinary Services and Animal Health
Italy Ministero del Lavoro, della Salute e delle Politiche Sociali, Settore Salute, Dipartimento per la Sanità Pubblica Veterinaria, la Nutrizione e la Sicurezza degli Alimenti, Direzione Generale della Sanità Animale e del Farmaco Veterinario, Ufficio II
Latvia Ministry of Agriculture Republic of Latvia, Agriculture Data centre
Lithuania State Food and Veterinary Service
Luxembourg Ministère de l’Agriculture, de la Viticulture et de la Protection des consommateurs, Service Sanitel
Malta Ministry for Sustainable Development, Environment and Climate Change Veterinary and Phytosanitary Regulation Department
Norway Norwegian Food Safety Authority, Animal Health Dept.
Mexico Secretaria de Agricultura, Ganaderia, Desarrollo Rural, Pesca y Alimentación (SAGARPA- Mexico), Coordinación General de Ganaderia / Confederación Nacional de Organizaciones Ganaderas (CNOG), Comité Técnico del Sistema Nacional de Identificación Individual del Ganado (SINIIGA)
Morocco Office national de la Sécurité Sanitaire des Produits Alimentaires (ONSSA )
Peru Asociación de Criadores de Ganado Registrado del Perú (ASCRIGAR )
Poland Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development and Ministry of Finance, Agency for Restructuring and Modernisation of Agriculture (ARMA); and its Department of Animal Registration
Portugal Ministério da Agricultura e do Mar, Direção-Geral de Alimentação e Veterinária, Direção de Serviços
de Proteção Animal, Divisão de Identificação, Registo e Movimentação Animal
Romania National Sanitary Veterinary and Food Safety Authority
Russia ‘National Breeders Union’
Serbia Ministry for agriculture and environmental protection, Veterinary department, Group for identification and traceability of animals
Slovak Rep. Ministry of Agriculture. The Breeding Services of the Slovak Republic, Farm animals´ central register
Slovenia Ministry for Agriculture, Forestry and Food, Veterinary Division and Plant protection
Spain Ministerio de Agricultura, Alimentación y Medio Ambiente,  Dirección General de Sanidad de la Producción Agraria, Subdirección General de Sanidad e Higiene Animal y Trazabilidad
South Africa South African Department of Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries, The Registrar of Animal Identification
South Korea Ministry of Agriculture, Food and Rural Affairs, Animal Products Traceablity
Sweden The Swedish Board of Agriculture, Department for Inspection and Control
Switzerland The Federal Department of Economic Affairs, Education and Research, Federal Office for Agriculture FOA
Taiwan Council of Agriculture, Executive Yuan, Taiwan Animal Germplasm Center of TLRI
The Netherlands Ministerie van Economische Zaken:
– Ministerie van Economische Zaken (Economic Affairs), DG AGRO (responsible for policy)
– RVO.nl-National Enterprice Agency  (responsible for implementation regulations)
Tunisia Ministère de l’Agriculture, des Ressources Hydrauliques  et de la Pêche, Office de l’Elevage et des Pâturages, (Mohamed Nasri – Directeur Général and Director  of Genetic improvement (Mohsen Ben Sassi)
Turkey Ministry of Food, Agriculture and Livestock, General Directorate of Food and Control
United Kingdom Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs  (DEFRA), Animal Health Policy and Implementation
Ukraine State Agency for Animal Identification and  Registration (AIPT)
Uruguay Ministerio de Ganaderia, Agricultura y Pesca, Sistema Nacional de Informacion Ganadera
USA Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service Veterinary Service, Animal Disease Traceability at USDA

 

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