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Animal Health

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DID YOU KNOW?

Louisiana is home to 11,600 farms and ranches with about 554,000 head of cattle and calves.
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DID YOU KNOW?

Through prevention, diagnosis and eradication the Animal Health office protects La livestock.

The Office of Animal Health and Food Safety protects the livestock industry from theft and animal diseases through prevention, diagnosis, eradication and other measures. Additionally, the office is responsible for protecting the food chain, public health and general welfare of Louisiana citizens by ensuring meat, seafood, poultry, eggs, fruits, vegetables and their products are properly identified, labeled, inspected and accurately graded.