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January 19/2024

Changes in exception and expiry practices for phytosanitary certificates

According to the plant health legislation the authorities must have the possibility to inspect an export consignment before their departure. If an export consignment is taken outside the country…

Changes in exception and expiry practices for phytosanitary certificates

December 18/2023

Border control posts on the eastern border of Finland closed until 11 February 2024

All border crossing points along the land border between Finland and Russia, with the exception of Vainikkala, will remain closed until 11 February 2024. The Vainikkala border crossing point is open…

Border control posts on the eastern border of Finland closed until 11 February 2024

December 15/2023

Border checks of animals, animal products and plants are now conducted normally in Vaalimaa and Niirala

The Vaalimaa and Niirala border crossing points were opened for traffic on Thursday 14 December 2023. The other border crossing points on Finland's eastern border will remain closed. The Government…

Border checks of animals, animal products and plants are now conducted normally in Vaalimaa and Niirala

November 17/2023

The closure of border crossings affects the transport of animals, animal products and plants

The Government has decided to close the border crossing point of Raja-Jooseppi during the night between Wednesday and Thursday, that is, as of 30 November 2023. The decision means that all border…

The closure of border crossings affects the transport of animals, animal products and plants

September 23/2020

Safe working methods needed to protect against Legionella

The Finnish Food Authority and the Finnish Institute for Health and Welfare (THL) found Legionella bacteria in a variety of growing media, compost and digestate samples. Illness caused by Legionella…

Safe working methods needed to protect against Legionella

November 4/2019

Stricter requirements imposed on timber exports to Egypt and Malaysia

Malaysia and Egypt have imposed stricter requirements on timber exports as of 2018 and October 2019, respectively. This means that all shipments of timber from Finland must be inspected separately.…

Stricter requirements imposed on timber exports to Egypt and Malaysia
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