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The organisation of the State Food and Veterinary Service of Lithuania.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  15884586     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
The author describes the State Food and Veterinary Service of Lithuania, the competent authority for public and animal health in Lithuania. The Director of the Service, the Chief Veterinary Officer, reports directly to the Prime Minister. Lithuania is divided into ten counties and thirty-four districts. The State Food and Veterinary Service has regional units in all the counties and districts and has a staff of 1,380 employees. The main tasks of the State Food and Veterinary Service are to implement the basic EU principles of market supervision in Lithuania, with an emphasis on ensuring food safety and control; to establish a unified food control system following the principle "from farm to fork"; to create a favourable environment for the free movement of goods between Lithuania and the countries of the EU while ensuring the safety of imported products of animal origin; to promote continuous improvements in the welfare of animals and to protect the animal population from contagious diseases.
K Lukauskas
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article; Review    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Revue scientifique et technique (International Office of Epizootics)     Volume:  22     ISSN:  0253-1933     ISO Abbreviation:  Rev. - Off. Int. Epizoot.     Publication Date:  2003 Aug 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2005-05-11     Completed Date:  2005-07-21     Revised Date:  -    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  8712301     Medline TA:  Rev Sci Tech     Country:  France    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  509-15     Citation Subset:  IM    
Director of the State Food and Veterinary Service of Lithuania, Siesiku 19, 2010 Vilnius, Lithuania.
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MeSH Terms
Animal Diseases / prevention & control*
Animal Welfare
Consumer Product Safety*
European Union
Public Health*
Veterinary Medicine / organization & administration*,  standards,  trends

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