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, tel. 00 4893450
  • Maria Simola, (PCR examinations), Senior Reseacher, tel. 040 178 6623
  • Satu Hakola, Senior Researcher, tel. 040 5241974