The project is being carried out by a consortium composed of OPERA Srl (Lead Company), the Istituto Zooprofilattico Sperimentale della Lombardia e dell’Emilia Romagna (IZSLER) and the Food and Veterinary Office of Latvia.
IZSLER is part of the network of Italian Zooprophylactic institutes and is one of the leading Italian institutes due to its geographical location in the heart of the livestock and food production areas of Italy. IZSLER operates in support of the public veterinary sectors and in particular, to Regional and Central Veterinary Services, breeders and consumers. IZSLER has a well-established and diversified network of 18 separate laboratories carrying out over 300 accredited testing methods in the field of animal health and food safety. www.izsler.it
Food and Veterinary Service (FVS) of the Republic of Latvia is the national competent authority responsible for food safety, animal by-products, animal health and welfare, animal feed and veterinary medical products, food contact materials and sanitary and phytosanitary border controls (14 BIPs).