David Fraser re-elected to national animal welfare council
Professor David Fraser has been re-elected to Canada’s National Farmed Animal Health and Welfare Council.
The Council provides advice to senior levels of government and the animal production sector on all aspects of farm animal health and welfare in Canada and hosts an annual Forum in Ottawa to create national discussion on issues such as animal welfare, disease surveillance and antibiotic resistance.
The Council is composed of representatives from federal, provincial and territorial governments and the animal production sector; Fraser is one of two independent members elected by the supporting organizations. Fraser has served on the Council since it inception in 2010.