Institute of Food Safety, Animal Health and Environment “BIOR” in close collaboration with the Lithuanian University of Health Sciences and the University of Hohenheim implements the project „Alternative for Antimicrobials in Livestock Production”.


The aim of this project is to assess risks associated with the presence of pathogens in livestock, as well as to spread knowledge about the new animal nutrition strategies in the project partner’s countries.

In Germany, Lithuania and Latvia veterinary drugs are widely used in livestock production to maintain the health status of the animals. As there is an exchange of livestock production between these countries, the knowledge of the respective production management, hygienic conditions and the incidence of multi-resistant bacteria in meat is of great importance to minimise health risks in humans. As new resistance mechanisms are emerging and spreading globally there is a need to combine the competence of top scientists to treat common infectious diseases. To assess the seriousness of the problem, a multidisciplinary team with complementary expertise and state-of-the-art ideas has been brought together and the first workshop will be organised on October 5th, 2022. Institute “BIOR” will be presented by Prof.Vadims Bartkevičs delivering the information related to the antibacterial and antifungal activity of polyprenols isolated from pine trees.

Please contact Dr. Egle Zokaityte at to register your participation in the workshop.


This project of the Baltic-German University Liaison is supported by the German Academic Exchange Service (DAAD) with funds from the Foreign Office of the Federal Republic Germany.