The State Food and Veterinary Service informs that a top level meeting of officials of the Directorate-General for Health and Consumers (DG SANCO) and Federal Service for Veterinary and Phytosanitary Surveillance of the Russian Federation (Rosselhoznadzor) took place in Vilnius on 11 February. Heads of competent authorities of Belarus, Estonia, Latvia, Lithuania and Poland also participated at this meeting.
2014-02-12 / General
Yesterday (on 10 February), representatives of the Office of the President of Tajikistan, the Government of Tajikistan and International Finance Corporation (IFC) paid a visit to the State Food and Veterinary Service.
2014-02-11 / General
It was Acknowledged in Brussels that Lithuania had Applied Timely, Adequate and Effective Control Measures against African Swine Fever
Yesterday, on 6 February, after the detection of African swine fever in two wild boars, an official statement on the control measures against this dangerous contagious disease applied in Lithuania was adopted during the meeting of the Standing Committee on the Food Chain and Animal Health (SCOFCAH). The statement of the European Commission and EU Member States acknowledges that all the measures, which have been taken in our country, are adequate, effective and timely and they are able to ensure effective control in the epicentre of the infection.
2014-02-07 / General
1.5 Thousand Samples from Hunted Wild Boars were Tested for African Swine Fever in the First Month this Year
The State Food and Veterinary Service informs that in January this year 1454 samples from hunted wild boars were tested for the virus of African swine fever at the National Food and Veterinary Risk Assessment Institute. Apart from the previously announced two positive cases no more infection of the dangerous contagious disease was detected.
2014-02-03 / General
Information about the measures, that have been taken due to the detection of the African Swine Fever in Lithuania
The State Food and Veterinary Service of the Republic of Lithuania informs about the measures that have been taken to avoid the prevalence of the African Swine Fever, detected in the samples taken from two hunted wild boars.
2014-01-30 / General
First Consignment of Cattle Crossed the New Animal Inspection Point at Kybartai Border Inspection Post
The first consignment of cattle was shipped in transit from the Kaliningrad Region to the Russian Federation through the Kybartai Border Inspection Post last weekend. It was comprised of 4 cattle trucks, which carried 240 bovine animals.
2014-01-30 / General
The State Food and Veterinary Service informs that African swine fever (ASF) was detected in two wild boars hunted in the area bordering the Šalčininkai and Alytus-Varėna regions. The sampling and the testing was performed by specialists of the National State and Food Risk Assessment Institute.
2014-01-24 / General