We ask that consumers first contact the public authorities of their own municipalities. Any food- or animal-related questions and issues are the responsibility of your municipality’s food control and monitoring authorities and communal veterinaries .


Tel. +358 29 530 0400 (switchboard)

Fax +358 29 530 0444

The switchboard is open Mon - Fri 8.00 am – 4.15 pm

Call prices: standard local network rate or mobile rate.

Service numbers

Email addresses

Please note that regular, unprotected e-mail is not secure. Send confidential or otherwise sensitive documents to the Finnish Food Authority in the security message service (Turvaviesti). You can also send large file attachments in Turvaviesti.


kirjaamo@ (official matters)

Postal and visiting address

Head Office

Finnish Food Authority
P.O. BOX 100
Visiting address: Alvar Aallon katu 5, 60100 Seinäjoki
Laboratory services: Keskuskatu 23, 60100 Seinäjoki

Office in Helsinki

P.O. BOX 200
Visiting address: Mustialankatu 3, 00790 Helsinki

Parking in Viikki

Visitors to the office on Mustialankatu in Viikki can park free of charge in the clearly marked parking spaces around the building. Dedicated visitor parking spaces are also available by the wall facing the street, next to the garage ramp. Visitors can also use the car parks adjacent to the building. To avoid parking fines, please remember to give your car registration number to the security guard in the lobby.

Other places of business


You can send your feedback to the Finnish Food Authority by using the feedback form.

Page last updated 2/15/2023