Microscopic analyses

Microscopic analyses of feeds are to determine presence of meat-and-bone meal, and fishmeal, establish harmful agents (seeds of poisonous plants, and fungus lumps) and wild oat, determine contents of rubbish in feedstuffs.

Finnish Food Authority is national reference laboratory for establishing and determining occurrences of prohibited ingredients of animal origin in feeds. 


For further information, please contact

  • Maria Aarnio, (microscopy), Researcher, mobile +358 04v893450
  • Maria Simola, (PCR examinations), Senior Reseacher, mobile +358 40 178 6623
  • Satu Hakola, Senior Researcher, mobile +358 40 5241974