Audit by experts from South Korea

This week, three experts from the Ministry of Food and Drug Safety of South Korea will be conducting audit in the field of control on poultry meat and its products. This audit is an important step in coordinating the permissions for Lithuanian poultry establishments to export their production to South Korea.

At the State Food and Veterinary Service, the experts will get acquainted with the official veterinary control carried out in our country, requirements and control standards applied, documentation. At the National Food and Veterinary Risk Assessment Institute, the specialists from South Korea are going to have a deeper insight into the analyses performed and their procedures.

The experts are going to visit territorial State Food and Veterinary Services, poultry farms, a poultry slaughter and cutting plant, a refrigerated warehouse for meat where the practical operation of the food safety and control system is going to be assessed.

Lithuanian producers already export milk products and pet food to South Korea. This year alone, more than 1400 t of milk products (cheese, curds, butter, milk sugar, ice cream), pet food for dogs and cats (302 t), etc. has been exported to this country in Asia.