Animal Industries Division
Tony Frazier, DVM
Director, Animal Industries
The Animal Industries Division, under the direction of Dr. Tony Frazier, State Veterinarian, is responsible for the administration of programs to prevent, eradicate and control diseases of livestock and poultry, as well as assuring that all meat and meat food products offered for sale to consumers are not adulterated, are wholesome, and are properly marked, labeled, and packaged.
Other responsibilities include: assuring that all animals imported into Alabama are in compliance with import requirements, administering the National Poultry Improvement Plan, providing diagnostic laboratories, and conducting epidemiological/investigation of disease outbreaks of livestock and poultry.
The duties and responsibilities of this division are administered by three sections:Animal Health/Poultry, Meat Inspection, and Diagnostic Laboratories.