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  • 2021 m. December 06 d.

    To wrap up the end of 2021, the State Food and Veterinary Service (SFVS) gathered experts from different Lithuanian science, research, and risk assessment institutions in a joint event where the SFVS reviewed the experience of working with the European Food Safety Authority (EFSA), further possibilities for cooperation, and shared ongoing projects in the areas of food safety and risk assessment. The global Covid-19 pandemic and African Swine Fever (ASF) have also been identified as major challenges for this year.

  • 2021 m. November 16 d.

    Raising a number of questions and discussions about the peculiarities and requirements of food labelling, we have summarised and answered the most relevant questions for the consumers and businesses.

  • 2021 m. November 08 d.

    During a meeting between a delegation led by the Minister of Agriculture of the Republic of Lithuania, Kęstutis Navickas, and the U.S. Secretary of Agriculture, Tom Vilsack, the Food Safety and Inspection Service (FSIS) of the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) approved the certificates to export 4 additional categories of Lithuanian meat products to USA. 

  • 2021 m. November 05 d.

    Inspections carried out by the State Food and Veterinary Service (SFVS) show no detected infringement related to the quality or safety of honey during the bee season of this year. Ninety-four samples of honey were selected from Lithuanian apiaries, points of sale and honey consignments imported from third countries. Residues of veterinary medicinal products, pesticides, heavy metals, and compliance with the technical regulation on honey were inspected. The inspection results were found to be in line with the legislation.

  • 2021 m. November 03 d.

    After the evaluation of the export data on animal food products collected by the State Food and Veterinary Service for the three quarters of this year, there was recorded the overall export growth of 12%. During the nine months of this year, there were exported 23 thousand tonnes more than in the same period last year. In total, Lithuanian producers exported more than 191 thousand tonnes of animal food products to non-EU countries during the three quarters of this year.

  • 2021 m. October 20 d.

    The State Food and Veterinary Service (SFVS) informs that Lithuanian companies producing salmonid products can already export their production to Australia.

  • 2021 m. October 14 d.

    With the entry into force of the amendments to the legislation prepared by the State Food and Veterinary Service this month, many food producers will be able to produce and supply higher quantities of production to the consumers. The new changes not only expand the range of animal food produced and supplied to the local market, but also increase the quantities of production. This will help small-scale producers feel more financially stable and open up more choices for the consumers.

  • 2021 m. September 27 d.

    At an event bringing together experts from different countries and professions organised on the initiative of the Customs of the Republic of Lithuania and EUROPOL, the State Food and Veterinary Service, which is one of the members of EUROPOL Operation OPSON, presented the results of its work and its contribution to the investigation of international food fraud cases.

  • 2021 m. September 08 d.

    Representatives of the National Agency for Food (ANSA) of the Republic of Moldova are visiting the State Food and Veterinary Service (SFVS) this week.

  • 2021 m. August 10 d.

    The Directorate-General for Health and Food Safety F of the European Commission (DG SANTE F) will continue the audit of the State Food and Veterinary Service (SFVS) delegated to it in the coming year, the findings of which have been assessed as good and very good for a decade. 

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