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December 1/2022

Electronic identification required from private customers when ordering paid laboratory tests starting 1 January 2023

From the beginning of 2023, the Finnish Food Authority’s private customers will be required to identify themselves electronically when ordering laboratory tests that are subject to a fee. The change…

Electronic identification required from private customers when ordering paid laboratory tests starting 1 January 2023

November 22/2022

20 years of resistance monitoring – where are we now?

The antibiotic resistance of bacteria isolated from animals and foodstuffs and the use of antibiotics in animals have been monitored in Finland for 20 years. The latest FINRES-Vet report covers the…

20 years of resistance monitoring – where are we now?

November 11/2022

Study reveals the secrets of an early medieval burial ground in North Ostrobothnia: some of the last marine hunter-gatherers in the Baltic Sea region

A new study on historical diets examined a human remains found in Suutarinniemi burial ground on Illinsaari Island in Ii, North Ostrobothnia. The study based on measuring stable light isotope ratios…

Study reveals the secrets of an early medieval burial ground in North Ostrobothnia: some of the last marine hunter-gatherers in the Baltic Sea region

November 10/2022

Collaboration is key in uncovering food fraud

The aim of food fraud prevention is that consumers can be confident that the imported products are safe and authentic. The collaborative project of Finnish Customs, the Finnish Food Authority and…

Collaboration is key in uncovering food fraud

June 28/2022

Fodder raw material with risk of COVID imported to Finland

Finnish Customs has conducted a preliminary investigation into a criminal case involving suspected smuggling of animal-based fodder raw material from Denmark to Finland. The fodder that was delivered…

Fodder raw material with risk of COVID imported to Finland