13 October 2021
Who does this notice affect?
This notice is of interest to importers of salmonid products and associated industry participants and retailers.
What has changed?
This notice is to inform industry that the Department of Agriculture and Water Resources has approved Lithuania as a processing country for salmon and salmonid products.
Please note: This new approval is only for product processed in Lithuania. Lithuania is not currently approved as a source country for salmon products.
Salmon processed in Lithuania prior to export to Australia must be accompanied by a Government Health Certificate from the State Food and Veterinary Service of the Republic of Lithuania (SFVS), and must be sourced from one of the department’s approved source countries as listed below:
- Republic of Ireland
- United Kingdom
- United States of America.
Information about the import conditions for Salmon is available on the department’s Biosecurity Import Conditions system (BICON).
If you require further information, please email firstname.lastname@example.org or call 1800 900 090