NAME: JANA CORNES
GREW UP: SOUTH AFRICA
Jana is an MPI vet, working in Southland with the Verification Services team at a meat works. Originally from South Africa, she's been working as a vet for 11 years and joined MPI in 2015.
As the vet on site at the freezing works, she ensures that all stock transported to the works are fit for transport – healthy, good body condition, and have no evidence of obvious disease or defects. Animal welfare is just as important in this industry as it is in general practice – maybe even more so.