This unique and definitive reference on hormone abuse in food producing animals is for scientists, regulators and consumers.
About the Author
Jack F. Kay is an Honorary Senior Research Fellow in the Department of Statistics and Modelling Science at the University of Strathclyde. His interests lie in the consideration of sampling criteria to veterinary drug surveillance issues. He also has a full time position with the Veterinary Medicines Directorate (VMD) in the UK and has recently been appointed an expert advisor to the UN Food and Agriculture Organisation. The work for VMD also includes membership of the Analytical Sub-Group of the Pesticides Residues Committee, a UK FSA expert group on antimicrobial testing of milk, and membership of the FAPAS Advisory Committee. He contributed to the European Commission Decision that established performance criteria for analytical laboratories undertaking analyses for veterinary drug residues. He is also an ISO trained technical assessor, an active member of the Codex Committee on Residues of Veterinary Drugs and co-chair of the ad hoc Working Group on Methods of Sampling and Analysis, CCRVDF. Dr Kay facilitated the establishment of the UK "mirror group" to the European Technology Platform for Global Animal Health and chairs the UK National Reference Laboratories discussions on issues arising in their residue surveillance programmes. He has also co-organised three international meetings on veterinary drug residue analyses and is currently preparing for the SaskVal meeting in 2011.