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  • May 23/2022

    The amount of salt in food needs to be further reduced

    There is a surprising amount of pre-packed foods with a high salt content on the Finnish market. The Food Authority's national control project for salt and nutrition shows the need to reduce the…

    The amount of salt in food needs to be further reduced
  • May 6/2022

    False morels should be handled correctly

    False morels are poisonous when raw. Proper cooking is required to avoid poisoning. Read more about False morel fungi pdf

    False morels should be handled correctly
  • March 15/2022

    The health risks of Ukrainian pets should be recognised

    People fleeing the war in Ukraine bring along pets whose import requirements, due to the circumstances, do not meet all the advance requirements. Pets arriving from Ukraine should be presented to Finnish Customs for inspection upon arrival in Finland. The Finnish Food Authority would like to remind…

    The health risks of Ukrainian pets should be recognised
  • February 1/2022

    Twenty years of safe food thanks to the Hygiene Passport

    The Hygiene Passport of Finland's food sector marks its 20th anniversary this year. Nearly 1, 358, 000 Hygiene Passports had been issued as of February 2022.  Many Finns are now familiar with the…

    Twenty years of safe food thanks to the Hygiene Passport
  • July 26/2021

    Crayfish season continues

    The crayfish season started on 21 July and runs until the end of October. The seller of the live crayfish should provide the following information to the consumer: name of the species, production…

    Crayfish season continues