This week in Rome (Italian Republic) the 40th General Session of the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO), European Commission for the foot-and-mouth disease (EUFMD) is taking place. Today during the session, the State Food and Veterinary Service Director Dr Jonas Milius was elected as one of the eight members of the Executive Committee for this commission.
2013-04-24 / General
On 21 March 2013, the State Food and Veterinary Service, the Focal Point of the European Food Safety Authority (EFSA) in Lithuania and the National Food and Veterinary Risk Assessment Institute invited the Lithuanian higher schools, educational institutions and government bodies to a discussion on how to encourage Lithuanian scientists and scientific institutions to join more actively the activities of the European Food Safety Authority (EFSA) and the international cooperation in food safety, animal health and plant protection.
2013-03-22 / General
On 13 March 2013, Kęstutis Patašius, head of the Šiauliai State Food and Veterinary Service and Saulius Dargužas, director of the Vocational Education and Training Centre of Šiauliai signed a bilateral agreement on cooperation in the training of catering specialists: cooks, confectioners, waiters, bartenders and others.
2013-03-14 / General
This week, Vice Minister of Agriculture Leokadija Počikovska met with delegation led by Serbian Foreign Affairs Vice Minister Ljubica Vasic. “The agricultural sector is vitally important for all countries. And Serbia is not an exception - for us of particularly relevance is bilateral cooperation, in order to better prepare for the implementation of the EU food safety and animal welfare standards”, stressed the importance of the sector the guest of the meeting.
2013-03-06 / General
On 21 February 2013, at the Tourism and Business Information Centre of Druskininkai a conference-training for beekeepers was held. The conference was organized by the Druskininkai State Food and Veterinary Service jointly with the Lithuanian Beekeepers Association and attended by veterinarians and beekeepers from Druskininkai and the surrounding areas.
2013-02-22 / General
Today, in Telšiai State Food and Veterinary Service a meeting was held of the staff of this authority and district private veterinarians, farmers and business representatives with the SFVS director Dr Jonas Milius, the National Food and Veterinary Risk Assessment Institute Deputy Director Vytautas Bakasėnas, member of the Seimas Valentinas Bukauskas and Telšiai District Municipality Mayor Vytautas Kleiva attending.
2013-02-02 / General
On 31 January 2013, a meeting with representatives of the Lithuanian Veterinary Medical Association took place in the State Food and Veterinary Service. The meeting was focused on relevant issues of preventive measures against animal contagious and other diseases, on licensing procedures of veterinary practice, issues of handling medical waste, marketing of veterinary medicines, improving of veterinary information management system and other problems.
2013-02-01 / General