Foreign affairs

Lithuanian vets downplay as ‘hypothesis’ Belgium’s suspicions about Baltics as ASF source

A senior Lithuanian veterinary official has played down Belgium’s suspicions that African swine fever (ASF) could have been brought to the country from the Baltic states as just “a hypothesis”. […]

Jonas Milius

Lithuanian court rejects ex-SFVS chief’s dismissal appeal

Vilnius Regional Administrative Court on Wednesday rejected an appeal of the State Food and Veterinary Service‘s former chief Jonas Milius over his dismissal. […]

The products that were  checked

Seimas may set up ad-hoc commission over dual food quality

Lawmakers of the ruling Lithuanian Farmers and Greens Union (LFGU) are initiating an ad-hoc parliamentary inquiry commission to look into why food products sold in Lithuania differ from the same branded goods sold in other EU countries. […]

Jonas Milius

Government sacks chief vet Milius

The Lithuanian Cabinet on Wednesday decided to sack Jonas Milius, the head of the State Food and Veterinary Service, the prime minister’s spokesman Mindaugas Janulionis told journalists at the government. […]