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  • 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 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
  • September 12/2019

    No canine blood diarrhoea outbreak in Finland for the time being

    The Norwegian Food Safety Authority has reported severe bloody diarrhoea in several dogs in Norway. The cause of the outbreak in dogs is not yet known. So far, no similar clustering in a particular…

    No canine blood diarrhoea outbreak in Finland for the time being
  • September 9/2019

    Annual aerial spreading of rabies vaccine baits starting on south-eastern border

    The Finnish Food Authority will begin aerial distribution of rabies bait vaccines along the south-eastern border on 13 September. These will continue for about one month. The goal of these air drops…

    Annual aerial spreading of rabies vaccine baits starting on south-eastern border
  • June 24/2019

    New method for inspecting the origins of strawberries

    Natural Resources Institute Finland (Luke) and the Finnish Food Authority (formerly the Finnish Food Safety Authority Evira) have developed an analytical method for ensuring that strawberries sold as…

    New method for inspecting the origins of strawberries
  • April 12/2019

    Viljaseula 2018 gives information on the quality of the grain harvest

    The information on the quality of the grain harvest in 2018 is found in the publication Viljaseula 2018, which contains the data on the grain quality over the last ten years. The results represent…

    Viljaseula 2018 gives information on the quality of the grain harvest
  • February 11/2019

    The performance of the core methods in food microbiology validated

    The core methods of food microbiology have been standardised for years, and financially significant decisions on the safety and marketability of products are made on the basis of studies conducted…

    The performance of the core methods in food microbiology validated