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

Development of Cooperation between Lithuania and Japan


Last week, a Lithuanian delegation met representatives of the Animal Health Bureau of the Ministry of Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries of Japan in Tokyo and discussed the possibilities of cooperation in the field of agriculture for the two countries.

2015-03-09 / General

Lithuania has been Acknowledged as a Country Officially Free from Bovine Tuberculosis


On 5 March 2015, the European Commission adopted a decision to acknowledge Lithuania as a country free from bovine tuberculosis. This decision acknowledged that the programme for the recognition of the status of cattle herds free from diseases carried out in Lithuania for nearly 2 decades had been completed successfully.

2015-03-06 / General

The Geographical Scope of Lithuanian Food Export is Continually Increasing


The possibilities for Lithuanian farmers and businessmen for the export of animal origin products are expanding. The State Food and Veterinary Service has received a confirmation that the shipment of Lithuanian beef meat and its products to Bosnia and Herzegovina henceforth was authorised. This has been the second favourable signal this week for the companies searching for new markets.

2015-03-04 / General

A Delegation of Responsible Specialists from Morocco is visiting the State Food and Veterinary


This week, a delegation of responsible specialists (4 persons) from Morocco is performing an assessment at the State Food and Veterinary Service of the official food and veterinary control carried out in Lithuania, it is visiting different establishments within the food chain. One of the key objectives of the visit is the discussion of possibilities for the export of beef meat and beef products to Morocco.

2015-03-03 / General

The Market of Argentina for Lithuanian Milk Products


It has been confirmed that the Argentine market has been opened up for Lithuanian producers of milk products. Today, on 2 March, the Embassy of this country has communicated information about the successfully completed negotiations on the agreement of veterinary certificates for the export of milk and milk products.

2015-03-02 / General

A Large-Scale International Operation “Opson IV” that Lasted Two Months is Over


The State Food and Veterinary Service has participated jointly with the Customs Department under the Ministry of Finance of the Republic of Lithuania in the international operation “OPSON IV” initiated by the Europol and Interpol. The objective of this operation was the identification of fake and substandard food (not in conformity with manufacturing, packaging, storage or delivery requirements laid down in EU and national legislation) including alcoholic drinks on the market, at manufacturing establishments and during import.

2015-02-27 / General

Dr. J. Milius: “Transparency and Openness are Required for Effective Fight Against ASF“


On 11–12 February this year, a meeting of the Standing Group of Experts on African Swine Fever in the Baltic and Eastern Europe Region has been held in Tallinn where Lithuania was represented by Dr. Jonas Milius, Director of the State Food and Veterinary Service and Dr. Marius Masiulis, Head of Emergency Response Department. This has been the second meeting of the Standing Group of Experts; the first meeting was organised in December last year in Minsk.

2015-02-12 / General
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