This Request for Quotation (RFQ) is seeking services to provide an evaluation of the impact of zoonotic agents on the Australian chicken meat industry as part of AgriFutures Chicken Meat Program:
- Zoonotic agents in the Australian chicken meat supply chain: Conduct a desktop study to identify key zoonotic agents, either present or potentially emerging, in Australia with the potential to impact farm and processing staff and recommend appropriate control measures encompassing implications for bird welfare, the environment and human WHS.
The aim of this project is to develop a framework for management of potential zoonotic disease outbreaks in the Australian chicken meat industry and provide guidance on appropriate control measures on-farm and during processing. The project will produce sound, practice advice to guide the response of industry sectors to a zoonotic disease outbreak.
Individuals or organisations making a submission are required to have an understanding of the Australian chicken meat supply chain, zoonotic agents (epidemiology and control), risk assessment, hazard reduction and bird health and welfare.
The Chicken Meat Program RFQ closes at 12 noon (AEDT) on Tuesday, 27 October 2020.