Istituto Zooprofilattico Lazio e Toscana

The Istituto Zooprofilattico Sperimentale del Lazio e della Toscana is a veterinary public health institute based in Rome that carries on diagnostic controls and research in the following main areas: food safety, animal health and welfare, environment. The IZS provides technical and scientific support to the National  and Regional governments in veterinary and public health activities by supplying the services needed to ensure a correct balance between the needs of the food- processing production chains and public health protection.