Zoran Petrovic, PhD

Senior Research Associate

Quality Management System  Coordinator

Institute of Meat Hygiene and Technology  (INMES)

Kaćanskog 13, 11040 Belgrade, Serbia

Мob:      +381 63 26 33 71

Тel:        +381 11 26 50 655

E-mail: zoran.petrovic@inmes.rs


Scopus Author ID:35318436900





2013 – Doctor of Veterinary Science (PhD), Faculty of Veterinary Medicine, University of Belgrade

2008 – Specialist in Quality Management, Faculty of Organizational Sciences, University of Belgrade

2007 – Magister of Science in multidisciplinary scientific field – the protection and improvement of the environment, University of Belgrade – Study Group for Multidisciplinary Studies

2006 – Graduate Engineer’s Licence – responsible designer of technological processes, Engineering Chamber of Serbia, license number 371 D 545 06

2004 – Professional exam for Chemical Engineers. – Union of Engineers and Technicians of Serbia, Belgrade

1994 – Graduated  Chemical Engineer – Faculty of Technology and Metallurgy, University of Belgrade



2020 – at present – Senior Research Assistant

2014 – 2019 –  Research Associate

2000-2013 – Expert Associate

1996 – 2000 – Junior Researcher



2010at present  Quality Management System  Coordinator and calibration officer

2008 – 2009 Independent Project designer, Department for Scientific Colaboration

2007 – 2008 Head of Department  Project design (Department for Technology Design)

2006 – 2007 Project Engineer (Department for Technology Design))

2001 – 2006 Institute of Meat Hygiene and Technology, Head of  Packaging Department

Atomic Absorption Spectroscopy Analyst – Department for Residue Analysis

1996 –  2000  Institute of Meat Hygiene and Technology, Packaging Department  Test Engineer

1995 – 1996 Institute “Kirilo Savić“ Practitioner, Department For Environmental Protection and Design



Food safety and food packaging materials

Environmental biomonitoring of heavy metals and wildlife ecotoxicology;

Quality assurance and quality standards in laboratory testing and food production



  • Dragan Milićević, Božidar Udovički, Zoran Petrović, Saša Janković, Stamen Radulović, Mirjana Gurinović, Andreja Rajković, 2020. Current status of mycotoxin contamination of food and feeds and associated public health risk in Serbia. Meat Technology, 61 (1), 1–36. 
  • Dragan Milićević, Radivoj Petronijević, Zoran Petrović, Jasna Ðjinović-Stojanović, Jelena Jovanović Tatjana Baltić and Saša Janković, 2019. “Risk assessment of aflatoxin M1 in raw milk under changing climate conditions in Serbia” Journal of The Science of Food and Agriculture, Vol 99, Issue 11, 5202-5210.
  • Danka Spirić, Jelena Ćirić, Vesna Đorđević, Dragica Nikolić, Saša Janković, Aleksandra Nikolić, Zoran Petrović, Nenad Katanić ,Vlado Teodorović, 2019. Toxic and essential element concentrations in different honey types, International Journal of Environmental Analytical Chemistry Volume 99, (5) 474-48
  • Precision livestock farming in the context of meat safety assurance system I Nastasijevic, I Brankovic, Lazic I and Z Petrovic 60th Meat industry conference, Kopaonik, Hotel MK Resort, Serbia, 02. – 05. 10. 2019, IOP Conf. Series: Earth and Environmental Science
  • Zoran Petrović, D. Milićević, I. Nastasijević, V. Đorđević, D. Trbović and B. Velebit – Serbia The role of food quality assurance and product certification systems on marketing aspects International 58 th Meat Industry Conference, October 1th – 4th, 2017, Zlatibor, Hotel Mona, Serbia, IOP Conf. Series: Earth and Environmental Science 85 (2017).
  • Dejana Trbović, Brankica Lakićević, Mirjana Lukić, Vesna Janković, Zoran Petrović, Ivan Nastasijević, Aleksandra Nikolić, 2017. Saturated fatty acids and total fat daily intake thorugh consumption of processed meat products. Meat Technology. 58(1), 16-25.
  • Dejana Trbović, Danka Spirić, Mirjana Lukić, Zoran Petrović, Nenad Parunović, Vesna Đorđević, Dragan Milićević, 2017. Fatty acid composition of cows milk: opportunities and challenges for Serbian diary producers. Meat Technology. 58(2), 118-124.
  • Ivan Nastasijević, B. Lakićević, Petrović Serbia Cold chain management in meat storage, A review, International 59 th Meat Industry Conference, October 1th – 4th, 2017, Zlatibor, Hotel Mona, Serbia,  Conference Procedia IOP Conf. Series: Earth and Environmental Science 85 (2017)
  • Nastasijevic I., Tomasevic I., Smigic N., Milicevic D., Petrovic Z., Djekic I., 2016. Hygiene assessment of Serbian meat establishments using different scoring systems, Food Control, 62 (193-200).
  • Milicevic Dragan R, Nastasijevic Ivan, Petrovic Zoran I Mycotoxin in the food supply chain implications for public health program Jorunal of Environmental Science and Health Part C – Environmental Carcinogenesis & Ecotoxicology Reviews 2016, 34 (4):293-319
  • Petrovic, V. Djordjevic, D. Milicevic, I. Nastasijevic, N. Parunovic. Meat production and consumption: Environmental consequences, International 58th Meat Industry Conference, October 4th – 7th, 2015, Zlatibor, Hotel Mona, Serbia, Elsevier – Procedia Food Science 5(2015), 235-238.
  • Dragan Milićević, Danijela Vranić, Zoran Mašić, Nenad Parunović, Dejana Trbović, Jelena Nedeljković-Trailović, Zoran Petrović, 2014. The role of total fats, saturated/unsaturated fatty acids and cholesterol content in chicken meat as cardiovascular risk factors. Lipids in Health and Disease, 13:42
  • Zoran Petrović, Vlado Teodorović, Spomenka Djurić, Dragan Milićević, Danijela Vranić, Mirjana Lukić, Cadmium and mercury accumulation in European hare (Lepus europaeus): age-dependent relationships in renal and hepatic tissue, vol 21, issue (24) 14058-14068. Environmental Science and Pollution Research
  • Zoran Petrović, Vlado Teodorović, Mirjana Dimitrijević, Sunčica Borozan, Miloš Beuković, Dragan Milićević. Environmental Cd and Zn Concentrations in Liver and Kidney of European Hare from Different Serbian Regions: Age and Tissue Differences, Bulletin of Environmental Contamination and Toxicology. Vol. 90, Issue 2 (2013), 203-207.
  • Kataranovski M., Mirkov I., Belij S., Popov.A, Petrovic Z., Gacic Z. and Kataranovski D. Intestinal helminths infection of rats (Ratus norvegicus) in the Belgrade area (Serbia): the effect of sex, age and habitat, Journal de la Societe Francaise de Parasitologie, Vol. 18 (2011). No.2, 189-196.
  • Dragan Milićević, Milijan Jovanović, Verica Jurić, Zoran Petrović and Srđan Stefanović. Toxicological Assessment of Toxic Element Residues in Swine Kidney and Its Role in Public Health Risk Assessment, International  Journal of Environmental  Research and Public Health 6, (2009), 3127-3142.