Toxicology and Legislation

A.Y. 2017/2018
9
Max ECTS
72
Overall hours
SSD
VET/07 VET/08
Language
Italian
Learning objectives
L'obiettivo del corso sarà quello di fornire nozioni relativamente alla Tossicologia degli animali domestici attraverso una descrizione della Tossicologia generale e delle diverse classi di xenobiotici responsabili di tossicità nelle diverse specie animali. Contestualmente lo studente apprenderà, inoltre, le norme, nazionali e comunitarie che disciplinano l'allevamento e la produzione zootecnica, la sicurezza alimentare e la tutela ambientale, nozioni sull'ordinamento giuridico e fondamenti di diritto, per acquisire competenze in materia di responsabilità degli operatori del settore.
Expected learning outcomes
Undefined
Course syllabus and organization

Single session

Responsible
Lesson period
Second semester
ATTENDING STUDENTS
Applied Toxicology in animal production
Course syllabus
Introduction to toxicology (2 hours)
Classification of toxic compounds (2 hours)
Factors affecting Toxicity (2 hours)
Epidemiology of poisonings (2 hours)
Toxicokinetic: absorption, distribution, metabolism, excretion (2 hours)
Toxicodynamic Mechanisms of toxicity (2 hours)
Doses in toxicology (2 hours).
Acute, subacute and chronic Toxicity " - (2 hours)
Mutagenesis, carcinogenesis, teratogenesis, reproductive effects (2 hours)
Risk characterization and Risk exposure (2 hours)
Endocrine Disruptor Chemicals (EDC) (2 hours)
Acute and Chronic Intoxications in domestic animals by:
Pesticides (10 hours): rodendicitdes, insecticides, moluscicides, herbicides, fungicides
Mycotoxins (2 hours)
Poisonous Plants (4 hours)
Heavy Metals (6 hours)
Industrial toxicants (2 hours)
Miscellaneous (2 hours)
Modulo: Legislazione zootecnica e ambientale
Course syllabus
Introduction: introduction to the right to interest for a degree in Animal Breeding and Welfare (1 hour)
The sources of law; the rule of law and the legal system. Understanding Interpretation of law (one hour)
Introduction to the law and the functioning of the European system. Sources of Community law (1 hour)
The concept of contractual and tort liability; the damage caused by animals (1 hour)
The transaction and the sale. The enforcement actions; vices of the will and the object; issues related to the sale of animals (2 hours)
The judiciary: the judiciary and the civil penalty. Assistants and auxiliary of the court (1 hour)
The role of the expert in the judicial proceedings. The preparation of the expert opinion. The management extrajudicial litigation (1 hour)
The legal status of animals. The legal categories of membership of the animals (1 hour)
Introduction to the concepts of protection and animal welfare. Ethical basis (2 hours)
The deliitti against feeling for animals and other criminal laws for the protection of animals (2 hours)
The animal welfare: EU sources for animal welfare and national legislation for farm animals (2 hours)
Animal welfare at slaughter (2 hours)
The transport of animals (2 hours)
The legislation on food safety and liability of the operators (2 hours)
The regulation of animal reproduction. Notions on the legislation of veterinary medicine (1 hour)
Environmental protection and the regulation of pollution livestock (1 hour)
Case studies and jurisprudential debate (1 hour)
NON-ATTENDING STUDENTS
Applied Toxicology in animal production
Course syllabus
The course program is the same as described for attending students.
Modulo: Legislazione zootecnica e ambientale
Course syllabus
The course program is the same as described for attending students.
Applied Toxicology in animal production
VET/07 - VETERINARY PHARMACOLOGY AND TOXICOLOGY - University credits: 6
Lessons: 48 hours
Professor: Caloni Francesca
Modulo: Legislazione zootecnica e ambientale
VET/08 - VETERINARY CLINICAL MEDICINE - University credits: 3
Lessons: 24 hours
Professor: Fossati Paola