The Meat Inspection Department monitors food law compliance during animal slaughtering process, meat cutting and meat processing in slaughterhouses exporting 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 Vejle in the eastern part of Jutland.
The management consists of:
Mr. Johan Kjølhede Overgaard, Chief Meat Inspection Officer
Mr. Finn L. Hansen, Head of Secretariat
Four Meat Control Officers:
Mrs. Ane Høiberg Nielsen
Mrs. Anni Pedersen
Mr. Niels Therkildsen
Mr. Olaf Bennetzen