The Department of Health, Animal Science and Food Safety (VESPA) is teaching and research institution of the University of Milan.
The Department's objectives are the development of teaching, research and service activities related to the following main topics, including basic, applicative and professionalizing disciplines:
- prevention, diagnosis and treatment of animal diseases;
- animal production, animal origin food processing and quality and environmental safety.
These themes converge in the development of an integrated, sustainable and efficient livestock system, able to guarantee healthy animals and safe food, promoting the improvement of the quality of life.