State Food and Veterinary Service
State budgetary institution
The Register of Legal Entities,
code: 188601279
Address: Siesikų str. 19,
07170 Vilnius
Tel. +370 5 240 4361
Fax. +370 5 240 4362

Ensuring Animal Welfare – Myths or Facts?

Lithuanian farmers export 70,000 bovine animals to Member States of the European Union and third countries annually, therefore, discussions arise from time to time if adequate animal welfare conditions are ensured during long-time journeys. We are having an interview with Director of the State Food and Veterinary Service Dr Jonas Milius on this issue.

2015-08-31 / General

Delegation from China is Going to Assess the Preparedness of Lithuania to Export Cattle


A visit of the delegation of the General Administration of Quality Supervision, Inspection and Quarantine of China (AQSIQ), which will last two weeks and during which the experts are going to assess the control over animal health and welfare and dangerous contagious diseases carried out in Lithuania, will start tomorrow, on 18 August. One of the major objectives of the visit is the export of cattle raised in Lithuania to this country.

2015-08-17 / General

A Delegation from China is Visiting Lithuania –Export Possibilities for Milk Products and Beef Meat are Discussed


The official food and veterinary control system functioning in our country has been presented to the delegates of the Ministry of Commerce of China and the General Administration of Quality Supervision, Inspection and Quarantine (AQSIQ) who are visiting Lithuania this week and possibilities for the export of agricultural products to China have been discussed. Particular attention has been paid to the export of Lithuanian milk products.

2015-07-27 / General

Delegation from Iran is Assessing Possibilities for Lithuania to Export Beef Meat


A delegation of the competent authority of the Islamic Republic of Iran, which has been assessing the official food and veterinary control performed in the Republic of Lithuania, has been visiting Lithuania this week. One of the key objectives of the visit has been the discussion of beef and sheep meat export to this country.

2015-07-24 / General

The State Food and Veterinary Service will Help Ukrainians to Improve the Veterinary Control System


A joint tender submitted by the State Food and Veterinary Service (SFVS) and G. Caporale Institute of Zooproprophylaxis of the Republic of Italy for the implementation of a 24-month EU Twinning Project “Assistance with Implementation of SPS (sanitary and phytosanitary measures) Commitments under the EU-Ukraine Association Agreement” was selected.

2015-07-23 / General

Specialists from the USA Appreciate Measures against ASF Applied in Lithuania


On 15–16 July, specialists from the United States of America (the USA) – veterinarians, representatives of a pig producers’ association and the pig meat industry were visiting the State Food and Veterinary Service (SFVS). They came to get awareness of the prevention and control of African swine fever (ASF) carried out in Lithuania, were interested in border control, measures undertaken in case of manifestation of ASF, cooperation with neighbouring countries.

2015-07-17 / General

Beef Export Roads are Turning to North Africa


Today, the State Food and Veterinary Service has received official notifications from two North African countries of agreement on export authorisations for Lithuanian beef meat and cattle. The Tunisian competent authority has officially informed that the veterinary documents required for export of beef to that country had been agreed and companies could immediately start the export of their production. Furthermore, the National Office for Food Safety of Morocco has informed by an official letter that it would be soon possible to export Lithuanian cattle and beef meat to that country of North Africa. A formal confirmation has been received whereas farmers and establishments will be able to start the export after competent authorities have agreed provisions of veterinary certificates.

2015-07-16 / General
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