The aim of the authors with this article is to help the standardisation of veterinary expert evaluation of litigation concerning the sale of mixed feedstuffs. Laboratory results of mixed feedstuffs may be decisive in a legal case. According to the authors' opinion, legal disputes concerning the quality of feedstuffs, guaranteed internal values may be prevented in most cases. In the interest of this, they recommend to the parties in the sale to take into account the followings, in the enforcement of which they attach an important role to the veterinarian: - it is advisable that the seller and buyer make a written contract, - the rules of standard commercial (authentic) sample-taking from mixed feedstuffs must be kept, in case of transport either in bulk (in container) or in sacks, - sample must be taken during the expiry period guaranteed by the producer, - authentic samples must be sent to accredited, approved laboratory with appropriate covering letter, - results of the laboratory must be evaluated according to the law, - animal keeper and treating veterinarian must document every factors influencing the production. The authors detail the knowledge concerning official and commercial (authentic) sample-taking, as well as the sample-taking by any party interested in the commercial transaction (in the establishment or for orientation). According to the authors, the veterinary expert making expert opinion in cases relating to feeding should take into account every other details of the legal case, beside the laboratory results of samples. The expert should try to confirm or rule out the connection between the laboratory results of feedstuffs and the health and production etc. of animals.
|Translated title of the contribution||Recommendations to the veterinary expert evaluation of litigation concerning the sale of mixed feedstuffs|
|Number of pages||7|
|Journal||Magyar Allatorvosok Lapja|
|Publication status||Published - Jan 1 2002|
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