Aug. 29, 2017 - Sept. 1, 2017

Location Parma, Italy


XV EAAE Congress “Towards Sustainable Agri-Food Systems: Balancing  between Markets and Society”

PROHEALTH will be featured in a special session entitled “Economic rationale of controlling production diseases in broiler and pigmeat production”, organised by Jarkko Niemi, Luke.

The session will examine the role of production diseases in the food system from different perspectives: It will elaborate the controlling of production diseases as an economic issue, analyze the consumers’ and producers’ views on ways to reduce these diseases, and discuss potential controversies and common interests related to the production methods.

Planned PROHEALTH presentations:

  • Philip Jones, Jarkko K. Niemi and Richard Tranter; Stakeholder-preferred ways to reduce production diseases
  • Jarkko K. Niemi, Nathalie Le Floc'h and Philip Jones; Does good biosecurity in pig fattening pay? A case study
  • Beth Clark, Gavin B. Stewart, Luca A. Panzone, Ilias Kyriazakis, Jarkko K. Niemi, Terhi Latvala, Richard Tranter, Philip Jones and Lynn J. Frewer; Consumer views on controlling production diseases in intensive production systems
  • Beth Clark, Gavin B. Stewart, Luca A. Panzone and Lynn J. Frewer; Consumer willingness-to-pay and attitudes for farm animal welfare: a systematic review and meta-analysis

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