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.

Contact information:

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
The 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
The head of the Laboratory of Food and Environmental investigations of Institute of Food Safety, Animal Health and Environment "BIOR"
vadims.bartkevics@bior.lv
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
The head of the Risk Assessment and Epidemiology Division of Institute of Food Safety, Animal Health and Environment "BIOR"
elina.ciekure@bior.lv