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  • November 12/2019

    Heads of EU paying agencies to convene in Helsinki

    The heads of EU paying agencies will convene in Helsinki on 12–14 November 2019. The meeting is part of the programme of Finland’s Presidency of the Council of the EU. The meeting will be hosted by…

    Heads of EU paying agencies to convene in Helsinki
  • November 6/2019

    Stricter requirements imposed on timber exports to Egypt and Malaysia

    Malaysia and Egypt have imposed stricter requirements on timber exports as of 2018 and October 2019, respectively. This means that all shipments of timber from Finland must be inspected separately.…

    Stricter requirements imposed on timber exports to Egypt and Malaysia
  • October 28/2019

    Welcome to the Finnish Food Authority Science Day on 14 November 2019

    Science Day is open to everyone and is a good chance to find out about our research in the field of animal and plant health and wellbeing as well as food safety. As usual, there will also be a poster…

    Welcome to the Finnish Food Authority Science Day on 14 November 2019
  • October 23/2019

    Research seminar 8.11.2019: Myco-DETECT project: Modified mycotoxins and relevance to food safety

    Modified mycotoxins can be formed via metabolism of mycotoxins by plants, animals and microorganisms, as well as during food manufacturing processes. These compounds possess distinct chemical and…

    Research seminar 8.11.2019: Myco-DETECT project: Modified mycotoxins and relevance to food safety
  • October 8/2019

    The seed sector already looks into the next century - proceedings from the centennial seminar

    The state’s seed inspection operations celebrated their centennial anniversary in Turku on the 10th of September with the International Seed Seminar. A number of forward-looking presentations were…

    The seed sector already looks into the next century - proceedings from the centennial seminar
  • September 25/2019

    The Finnish Food Authority withdraws its recommendation concerning the import of dogs from Norway

    The Norwegian Food Safety Authority has reported severe bloody diarrhoea in several dogs in Norway. No similar clustering of dog disease cases in a particular locality or area has been detected in…

    The Finnish Food Authority withdraws its recommendation concerning the import of dogs from Norway
  • September 18/2019

    Food safety risks on the agenda of the EFSA meeting in Helsinki

    During the meeting, the Finnish Food Authority will present its risk assessment activities to the Advisory Forum of the European Food Safety Authority EFSA. Comprehensive discussions will be held on…

    Food safety risks on the agenda of the EFSA meeting in Helsinki
  • September 17/2019

    A warm refrigerator allows the listeria to grow

    Listeriosis caused by the Listeria bacterium ( Listeria monocytogenes ) is more common in Finland than in the rest of the world. Overall, the incidences of listeriosis have been on the rise in…

    A warm refrigerator allows the listeria to grow
  • September 16/2019

    Finland to host EFSA Advisory Forum meeting

    The European Food Safety Authority (EFSA) will hold its Advisory Forum meeting in Helsinki on 18 - 19 September 2019. At the meeting, representatives from the Member States, delegates from Norway and…

    Finland to host EFSA Advisory Forum meeting
  • September 12/2019

    The Finnish Food Authority advises caution when importing dogs from Norway

    Norwegian food authorities warn dog owners of an unidentified disease that has killed more than 20 dogs in Norway. Symptoms of the disease include violent and sudden bloody diarrhoea and vomiting and…

    The Finnish Food Authority advises caution when importing dogs from Norway

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