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Conservation of our wetlands
Animal and livestock management
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An effective national food control system is a necessity for every nation to protect its consumers (national and international) against foods that are contaminated, adulterated or in other ways injurious to health, or which are incorrectly packaged or labelled. National food control systems can contribute to economic development by ensuring and maintaining consumer confidence in the food system and provide a sound regulatory foundation for domestic and international trade of food.
Research opportunities area offered to Tertiary Institutions to work in collaboration with Research Livestock sub unit ofthe Animal Production and Health Division.
With effect from April 2013, Trinidad and Tobago implemented a system that allows the
importation of dogs and cats without quarantine.
Citizens/residents of Trinidad and Tobago are allowed to take their dogs and cats to any
country and return without the need for the animals to enter quarantine, once our entry
requirements are met.
These rules are in place to keep the people and pets in Trinidad and Tobago safe from
rabies and certain other diseases.
Good agricultural practices (GAP) are operational measures which are aimed towards the prevention or minimization of risks to food safety by establishing minimum requirements for preventing or minimizing the risks of hazards to food, the environment, worker health, safety and welfare, and produce quality, in fresh fruit and vegetable production, harvest and post-harvest handling.