Madalena Vieira-Pinto

Professor of Meat Inspection, University Trás-os-Montes e Alto Douro – Vila Real, Portugal, Dipl. ECVPH

Vice-Director of the UTAD Research Centre for Animal and Veterinary Science. Responsible for the Trichinella analysis service at the UTAD Laboratory of Technology, Quality and Food Safety. The main research activity is focused on detection and control strategies of zoonoses and zoonotic agents under an integrated – farm to slaughter – meat inspection of slaughtered animals (mainly game, pigs and poultry), as well as on animal welfare. In the recent years, has been researching on the topic risk-based inspection


Madalena is member of WG4 and Grant Awarding Coordinator of RIBMINS Cost Action

Her contribution to the training school is the following:

  • Taenia in beef – Group case 10

I am convinced that this Training School will be a source of inspiration for the operationalisation of the MSAS

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