The Meat Inspection Unit monitors food law compliance during animal slaughtering process; meat cutting and meat processing in slaughterhouses; export of beef, pork and poultry from Denmark.
The Danish meat inspection system is recognised worldwide, and the Danish meat industry exports products to approximately 140 countries.
The Meat Inspection Unit is situated in Aarhus in the eastern part of Jutland.
The management consists of:
Mr. Johan Kjølhede Overgaard, Chief Meat Inspection Officer
Mr. Finn L. Hansen, Head of Division
Three Meat Control Officers:
Mrs. Anni Pedersen
Mr. Niels Marling
Mr. Olaf Bennetzen
Mr. Jens Yde Dissing