Institute of Food Safety, Animal Health and Environment “BIOR” is the institution which on the basis of Agreement concluded on 24 January 2013 performs the functions of the national contact point of the European Food Safety Authority (hereinafter referred to as EFSA) in Latvia. Scientific institute “BIOR” is a direct partner of cooperation of the European Food Safety Authority.

The national contact point of EFSA ensures information exchange and cooperation between institutions indicated in Article 36 of  EFSA Regulation 178/2002/EK, as well as the popularisation of EFSA activities and work results as well as consulting and informing of interested persons about the areas of EFSA mission.

 

EFSA Nacionālais kontaktpunktsInstitute of Food Safety, Animal Health and Environment “BIOR”
Lejupes Street 3, Riga, LV-1076, Latvia
Telephone: +371 67620671
e-mail: efsa@bior.lv

 

 

Member of EFSA Management Board

Aivars Bērziņš
Director of Institute of Food Safety, Animal Health and Environment "BIOR"
aivars.berzins@bior.lv

Representative of Latvia in Advisory Forum of EFSA

Vadims Bartkevičs
Head of the Laboratory of Food and Environmental investigations of Institute of Food Safety, Animal Health and Environment "BIOR"
vadims.bartkevics@bior.lv

Deputy 

Olga Valciņa
Deputy director on laboratory matters of Institute of Food Safety, Animal Health and Environment "BIOR"
olga.valcina@bior.lv

Head of EFSA Focal Point in Latvia

Elīna Ciekure
Senior expert of the Risk Assessment and Epidemiology Division of Institute of Food Safety, Animal Health and Environment "BIOR"
elina.ciekure@bior.lv