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  • 2018 m. October 16 d.

    On 16 October, the State Food and Veterinary Service (SFVS) jointly with the European Food Safety Authority (EFSA) are organising an international conference “One world – one health. Zoonoses and good practice” in Vilnius.

  • 2018 m. October 04 d.

    Veterinary experts from the Veterinary Faculty of Ljubljana University (Slovenia) are visiting Lithuania this week. The purpose of the visit is to get acquainted with the measures applied in the fight against African swine fever (ASF), control requirements, monitoring and eradication plans used in Lithuania.

  • 2018 m. October 04 d.

    The State Food and Veterinary Service (SFVS) draws the attention of food manufacturers to the fact that there are several fundamental inaccuracies in the translation into the Lithuanian language of Commission Regulation (EU) No 2017/2158, which entered into force throughout the European Union (EU) on 11th of April 2018, establishing mitigation measures and benchmark levels for the reduction of the presence of acrylamide in food (hereinafter – Regulation).

  • 2018 m. October 03 d.

    The State Food and Veterinary Service (SFVS) will join the European Commission initiative of “e-dogs and cats”. The control authorities of Member States participating in this initiative will coordinate the control of websites operating in their countries, offering dogs and cats for sale.

  • 2018 m. October 03 d.

    The European Commission has prepared a report on the EU Twinning Program for the year of 2017. The report mentions a successful implementation of the State Food and Veterinary Service (SFVS) project in Ukraine "Assistance with the implementation of SPS commitments under the EU-Ukraine Association Agreement".

  • 2018 m. October 03 d.

    Paulius Bušauskas, the Deputy Head of the Emergency Response Department of the State Food and Veterinary Service (SFVS), as a member of the European Union Veterinary Emergency Team (EUVET), is taking part in the evaluation of measures taken by the Bulgarian competent authority to eradicate the first African swine fever (ASF) outbreak in a pig farm of this country. In less than a year, it is already the fifth mission organised by the European Commission to which experts from the SFVS are invited. Similar missions took place not only in Bulgaria but also in Romania and the Czech Republic.

  • 2018 m. August 08 d.

    The State Food and Veterinary Service (SFVS) informs that an outbreak of African swine fever (ASF) is confirmed in a pig farm owned by the JSC “Idavang” (Akmenė district, Papilė parish, Skabeikiai village), in which approximately 19 500 pigs are kept.

  • 2018 m. July 03 d.

    Last week, the State Food and Veterinary Service (SFVS) hosted a seminar on “Agricultural sector in Japan – Untapped opportunities”. The seminar was attended by the representatives of the Lithuanian Confederation of Food Industry, milk processing companies and specialists from the SFVT.

  • 2018 m. July 03 d.

    On June 26, a three day workshop, organized by the World Organization for Animal Health (OIE) for the fifth time, has started in Vilnius, which is intended for the veterinarians to deal with the issues of animal contagious diseases spread in wild fauna.

  • 2018 m. June 04 d.

    On 28-29 May 2018 a meeting of an international expert working group was held at the State Food and Veterinary Service (SFVS), during which the data collection on the ASF virus, its transmission ways, spreading trends in the disease affected places were discussed as well as the scientific evaluation of this data and preparation of conclusions and recommendations.

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