Most infections with occupational diseases occur at slaughter, when humans handle potentially infected meat or body fluids. We’ll introduce two major ones here: erysipelas and S. suis infection.
Prof. Reinhard Fries
Freie Universität Berlin. Germany
He was born in 1950
He graduated as a DVM from the University of Veterinary Medicine of Hannover (Germany) in 1973.
He obtained his PhD in 1988.
Tenured Lecturer at the Faculty of Agriculture of the University of Bonn, Germany (1993-1999)
Professor (meat hygiene and inspection) at the Faculty of Veterinary Medicine of the FU Berlin, Germany (2000-2015)
He retired from university teaching in 2015. He is now working as consultant.
Specialist in food safety in different food chains and surveillance systems.
Member of EU Scientific Committees.
Consultant in former communist Eastern European countries in food safety matters.
Experience in several countries in Southeast Asia, Africa and Europe.
Updated CV 03-May-2018