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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
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
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
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
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
After specialists of the State Food and Veterinary Service (SFVS) have finalised the agreement of certificates with the competent authority of Chile early in May, the door for the export of milk products to this country opened up for Lithuanian manufacturers.
2015-07-14 / General
This week, a delegation from the European Food and Safety Authority (EFSA) – Executive Director Dr. Bernhard Url, Head of Advisory Forum and Scientific Cooperation Unit Dr. Stef Bronzwaer and an EFSA researcher Dr. Marina Koussathan – is visiting Lithuania. Today, on 9 June, they have met specialists of competent authorities and staff of research institutions at the National Food and Veterinary Risk Assessment Institute.
2015-06-09 / General