We are pleased to invite you to attend the 4th International Conference for Laboratory Diagnostics in Veterinary Medicine, Food and Environmental Safety that will be held at Institute of Food Safety, Animal Health and Environment BIOR in Riga, Latvia from 5th to 6th September, 2013
From 3rd to 14th March 2013 specialists of Fish Resources Research Department of Institute “BIOR” carried out its part of the Baltic International Trawl Survey (BITS) in the Latvian and Lithuanian EEZ.
Surveys on the demersal fish are annually performed by Laboratory’s researchers in accordance with the Latvian National Fisheries Data Collection Program for 2011-2013
On 25 February 2013 the Institute of Food Safety, Animal Health and Environment BIOR was appointed as the National Focal Point of the EFSA in Latvia on technical and scientific matters by the European Food Safety Authority (EFSA).
The EFSA is one of the leading risk assessment and risk communication body in the world, which was establishedto improve EU food safetyand thereby to provide a high level of protection of human health and consumers’ interest in relation to food.
DTU Aqua, Section for Aquaculture, Hirtshals, Denmark offers a training course in Salt Water Recirculation Aquaculture Technology from Saturday 5th - Wednesday 9th October 2013.
The course is addressed to participants from the Baltic Sea Region and is part of project Aquabest of the Baltic Sea Region Programme 2007-2013.
The Institute of Food Safety, Animal Health and Environment’s Laboratory of Food and Environmental
Investigations has received a letter from the International Olive Council, recognising it as being
compatible for sensory testing of olive oil.
All Baltic States welcomes the increase in aquaculture production. At the following message came AQUABEST project partners the EU Baltic Sea Region strategy development framework, which are also involved in food safety, animal health and environmental research institute "BIOR" experts.
From 2d to 7th July 2012 a specialist of the Fish Resources Department of the Institute „BIOR” Didzis Elferts visited the 3d International Statistical Ecology Conference (ISEC 2012) in Krokkleiva, Norway.
Scientific journal Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the USA, in April 2012 published article where in scientific work group participated researchers from Latvia from Institute BIOR GEORGS KORŅILOVS and MĀRIS PLIKŠS.
In the end of April, 2012 in Riga in the Institute of Food Safety, Animal Health and Environment “BIOR” was held international workshop of animal welfare. There participiated 120 specialists from 13 different countries.