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  • April 27/2020

    Eating habits affect the intake of heavy metals

    The national risk assessment by the Finnish Food Authority specifies the estimated amounts of exposure of consumers that were previously published by the European Food Safety Authority (EFSA) at the…

    Eating habits affect the intake of heavy metals
  • March 17/2020

    Cancelled Research seminar 17.3.2020 Zoonotic antimicrobial resistance

    Unfortunately, due to the Finnish Government’s recommendations in relation to the spreading of the coronavirus, the Finnish Food Authority has to cancel the research seminar on zoonotic antimicrobial…

    Cancelled Research seminar 17.3.2020 Zoonotic antimicrobial resistance
  • March 13/2020

    Research seminar, 17 March 2020: Zoonotic Antimicrobial Resistance

    The research seminar will be held only via Skype using the link 52289477@193.166.18.22 , on Tuesday 17 March 2020 from 3 to 4 pm.   Welcome via skype! Antimicrobial resistance is one of the biggest…

    Research seminar, 17 March 2020: Zoonotic Antimicrobial Resistance
  • December 19/2019

    Antibiotic resistance may be prevented by processing manure

    Scientists believe that processing manure will also provide opportunities for preventing antibiotic resistance. This is evident from a joint project between the Finnish Food Authority, the Natural…

    Antibiotic resistance may be prevented by processing manure
  • December 3/2019

    Research seminar 10 December 2019: Human noroviruses: detection in food and new transmission routes

    Maija Summa, Senior Researcher and Specialist in Veterinary Medicine, Environmental Health and Food Control, DVM, from Virology Research Unit at the Finnish Food Authority, discusses the results of…

    Research seminar 10 December 2019: Human noroviruses: detection in food and new transmission routes
  • October 28/2019

    Welcome to the Finnish Food Authority Science Day on 14 November 2019

    Science Day is open to everyone and is a good chance to find out about our research in the field of animal and plant health and wellbeing as well as food safety. As usual, there will also be a poster…

    Welcome to the Finnish Food Authority Science Day on 14 November 2019
  • October 23/2019

    Research seminar 8.11.2019: Myco-DETECT project: Modified mycotoxins and relevance to food safety

    Modified mycotoxins can be formed via metabolism of mycotoxins by plants, animals and microorganisms, as well as during food manufacturing processes. These compounds possess distinct chemical and…

    Research seminar 8.11.2019: Myco-DETECT project: Modified mycotoxins and relevance to food safety
  • September 18/2019

    Food safety risks on the agenda of the EFSA meeting in Helsinki

    During the meeting, the Finnish Food Authority will present its risk assessment activities to the Advisory Forum of the European Food Safety Authority EFSA. Comprehensive discussions will be held on…

    Food safety risks on the agenda of the EFSA meeting in Helsinki
  • September 17/2019

    A warm refrigerator allows the listeria to grow

    Listeriosis caused by the Listeria bacterium ( Listeria monocytogenes ) is more common in Finland than in the rest of the world. Overall, the incidences of listeriosis have been on the rise in…

    A warm refrigerator allows the listeria to grow
  • September 16/2019

    Finland to host EFSA Advisory Forum meeting

    The European Food Safety Authority (EFSA) will hold its Advisory Forum meeting in Helsinki on 18 - 19 September 2019. At the meeting, representatives from the Member States, delegates from Norway and…

    Finland to host EFSA Advisory Forum meeting