Last year, Lithuania's State Food and Veterinary Service (VMVT) closely collaborated with competent institutions of Japan actively looking for new markets for Lithuanian food exporters.
© Corbis

Whether Lithuania actually starts beef export to Japan will become clear soon: Japanese experts are planning to come to Lithuania at the beginning of May to make sure that cattle in Lithuania are healthy and the meet quality corresponds to high quality standards, the VMVT said in a report.

"The Japanese appreciate Lithuanian food and veterinary control system. We earned a reliable image as a country in 2012, when the Food Standards Agency of Australia officially acknowledged Lithuania as the lowest risk country regarding spongiform encephalopathy and opened their market for Lithuanian beef," says Dr Jonas Milius, head of the VMVT.

Also, test results of Lithuania's National Food and Veterinary Risk Assessment Institute (NMVRVI) were recognised as equivalent to the tests in Japan. On 1May 2014, Security, Labour and Welfare Ministry of Japan incorporated the NMVRVI into the list of approved foreign analytical institutions.

It is forbidden to copy the text of this publication without a written permission from ELTA.
Įvertink šį straipnį
Norėdami tobulėti, suteikiame jums galimybę įvertinti skaitomą DELFI turinį.
  • 1
  • 2
  • 3
  • 4
  • 5
(0 žmonių įvertino)
0
Leave a comment
or for anonymous commenting click here
By posting, you agree to terms
Read comments Read comments

Wellness start-up Urban establishes development office in Lithuania

Urban was founded in 2014 by Jack Tang and Giles Williams to provide easy and affordable access to...

Profits in Lithuanian banking sector highest since 2007 (1)

Lithuanian banks and branches of foreign banks in Lithuania earned almost 358 million euros (406...

Alternative lending in Baltics is taking market share from traditional banks and credit unions

In the ever-growing European alternative finance market, Lithuania - together with other Baltic...

Global supplier to mobility industry to open shared service centre in Lithuania

Dana Incorporated, a world leader in highly engineered solutions for improving the efficiency,...

Lithuanian organizations join forces to manage fintech risks

Nine Lithuanian entities agreed on Monday to cooperate in managing risks in the financial technology...