Food notifications

Use the electronic service to submit a notification

  • on placing a food supplement, fortified food, infant formula or dietary foods for special medical purposes on the market,
  • on changed composition of a supplement or fortified food, or
  • on the removal of a fortified food from the market.

Logging into the electronic service is done with Suomi.fi e-identification and Suomi.fi e-authorizations.

The network address of the service has changed. The new address is https://elva.ruokavirasto.fi

Electronic service for food notifications has moved to Suomi.fi e-identification and Suomi.fi e-authorization

The use of the Katso service has been discontinued and replaced by Suomi.fi e-identification and Suomi.fi e-authorizations in the electronic service for food notifications.

The users of the electronic service for food notifications can request and grant the e-Authorizations in Suomi.fi. Instructions on how to grant or request e-authorizations can be found in Suomi.fi.

There are following authorizations available in Suomi.fi:

  • Submitting food product notifications
    • This mandate allows the assignee to browse and submit notifications related to food products and modify their details on behalf of the assignor.
  • Browsing food products notifications
    • This mandate allows the assignee to submit notifications related to food products on behalf of the assignor and browse details in notifications submitted by the assignee himself/herself.

Guidelines

Guidelines on how to make the notification for foodstuffs for particular nutritional use (infant formula and dietary foods for special medical purposes) (pdf) 

 

Questions and feedback

Please contact: elintarvikeilmoitukset(at)ruokavirasto.fi

 

Page last updated 9/8/2021