In order to evaluate the functioning of the state control system in our country, regarding the microbiological safety of primary foodstuffs of non-animal origin, on 3 September 2019 an expert audit of the European Commission Directorate-General for Health and Food Safety began at the State Food and Veterinary Service (SFVS).
2019 m. September 04 d.
2019 m. August 19 d.
Today, a Japanese delegation from the Gifu prefecture is visiting the State Food and Veterinary Service (SFVS). The objective of the visit of the experts and scientists headed by Prof. Tetsu Asai, Dean of the Applied Veterinary Science Department of Gifu University, United Graduate School of Veterinary Sciences is to get better understanding of the situation of classical swine fever (CSF) and African swine fever (ASF) in Lithuania, examination, control and prevention methods applied for those diseases.
2019 m. July 16 d.
The State Food and Veterinary Service points out that in order to prevent contagious animal diseases, especially African swine fever, people coming from outside the European Union are prohibited from carrying meat, milk and milk products in their personal luggage.
2019 m. July 11 d.
Every year, the State Food and Veterinary Service (SFVS) receives the notifications from the competent authorities of other European Union (EU) countries about pet animals that are not properly transported for trade purposes.
2019 m. June 03 d.
World Food Safety Day gives „consumers, producers and governments a chance to focus on an issue that is often taken for granted“ according to the United Nations. The Eurobarometer survey results suggest that almost 55% of the Europeans and about 52% of Lithuanians have a high level of awareness of food safety topics, and nearly two-thirds of consumers have changed their eating habits for at least some time because of food safety information.
2019 m. April 11 d.
The State Food and Veterinary Service (SFVS) has received an official approval that it meets the requirements of International standard LST EN ISO / IEC 17020:2012 as a Type A inspection body, subjected to the highest standards of impartiality. SFVS has been accredited according to the requirements of the international quality management standard since 2006. The updated certificate has been issued by the National Accreditation Bureau for the new 5-year accreditation period.
2019 m. March 15 d.
On 14 March, a closing meeting of the EU Twinning Project “Support to the National Food Safety Agency of the Republic of Moldova“ took place in Chisinau (the Republic of Moldova). This 27-month project was run by the State Food and Veterinary Service of the Republic of Lithuania (SFVS) jointly with junior partners from Latvia and Sweden.
2019 m. January 16 d.
On 14 January, Mr. Darius Remeika, Director of the State Food and Veterinary Service of Lithuania and Dr. Paweł Niemczuk, Head of the competent veterinary authority of Poland, had a technical meeting to discuss the requirements and conditions for bilateral trade in live pigs.
2018 m. December 03 d.
The manual “African swine fever: detection and diagnosis” for veterinarians written by the Food and Agriculture Organisation (FAO) of the United Nations has already been translated into the Lithuanian language.
2018 m. November 16 d.
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.