NVL – National Veterinary Laboratory

NVL was established in 1949. The State Food and Veterinary Service (SFVS) of Lithuania is the founder of the National Veterinary Laboratory. Since June of 2002, NVL is reference laboratory for animal diseases and food safety in Republic of Lithuania. Since April of 2003 NVL is accredited by the German Accreditation Body (DAP) according standard LST EN ISO 17025 to perform chemical, microbiological, mycological, radiological analysis and analysis of animals’ infectious diseases. NVL has 195 employees. The goal of the activity of the National Veterinary Laboratory is to make a significant contribution to the assurance that the consumers of Lithuania are supplied safe and high quality foodstuffs, both of local production and the ones imported from other countries. The efforts are being taken to safeguard the health of animals, to use healthy feedstuffs and to promote organic farming, which will ensure the attainment of the above goal.

Expertise in feedsafety projects

SAFEED-PAP (FP6) – Detection of presence of species-specific processed animal proteins in animal feed (http://safeedpap.feedsafety.org/) – project partner

NRL-AP – National Reference Laboratory for Animal Proteins (http://www.crl.cra.wallonie.be )

Project team

Contact

Dr Gediminas Pridotkas
NVL
J. Kairiukscio str. 10
LT-08409
Vilnius
Lithuania

Tel : +370 (5) 2780475
Fax : +37 0 (5) 2780471
Email : gpridotkas@nvl.lt

Web site : http://www.nvl.lt/Default.aspx?alias=www.nvl.lt/nvl/en

Staff

Gediminas Pridotkas, Lina Balandyte