African swine fever

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...

Government mulls encouraging farmers to renounce pig farming

Lithuania's agriculture minister plans to propose encouraging farmers to renounce pig farming as swine fever is spreading in the country.

Swine fever outbreak recorded on Idavang's farm in Lithuania

An outbreak of swine fever has been recorded on a pig farm in Lithuania's northern district of Akmene, operated by Denmark's Idavang, Lithuania's State...

Lithuanian EC member: Russia plans to take pork imports ban to political level

Russia has no plans of raising the 2014 imports ban on pork from the European Union (EU), however, plans to move the restrictions to the list of...

Faces we won’t see in the new Seimas

On October 23 voters closed the door on a number of political old guard, the hopes of many who wished to keep their membership in Seimas were broken. The...