EU and Finnish national reference laboratories for feed and food

EU and Finnish national reference laboratories for food and feed in accordance with Regulation (EU) No 2017/625

Reference Laboratory for EU-RL, name and address

Name NRL Address

Head of NRL and Contact persons

Additives for use in animal nutrition

Joint Research Centre.
European Commission.
Institute for Reference Materials and Measurements, Geel, Belgium EURL

JRC-IRMM-EURL-FEED-ADDITIVES-AUTHORISATION@ec.europa.eu

Finnish Food Authority
Mustialankatu 3
FI-00790 Helsinki
Finland
www.foodauthority.fi

Annikki Welling
annikki.welling@ foodauthority.fi
tel. +358 404812270

Contact persons:
Aulikki Raitanen
aulikki.raitanen@foodauthority.fi
tel. +358 40 489 3405

Mervi Rokka
mervi.rokka@foodauthority.fi
tel. +358 400 622 371


Animal proteins in feedingstuffs

Centre Wallon de recherches agronomiques (CRA-W)
B-5030 Gembloux,
Belgium EURL

baeten@cra.wallonie.be

Finnish Food Authority
Mustialankatu 3
FI-00790 Helsinki
Finland
www.foodauthority.fi

Anna-Liisa Myllyniemi
anna-liisa.myllyniemi@ foodauthority.fi
tel. +358 400 287398

Contact persons:
Maria Aarnio
maria.aarnio@foodauthority.fi
tel. +358 40 489 3456

Merja Hämäläinen
merja.hamalainen@foodauthority.fi
tel. +358 50 435 6827


Antimicrobial resistance

DTU Food,
National Food Institute
Søltofts Plads, Building 221
DK-2800 Kgs. Lyngby
Denmark EURL
        
rshe@food.dtu.dk

Finnish Food Authority
Mustialankatu 3
FI-00790 Helsinki
Finland
www.foodauthority.fi

Anna-Liisa Myllyniemi
anna-liisa.myllyniemi@foodauthority.fi
tel. +358 400 287398

Contact person:
Suvi Nykäsenoja
suvi.nykasenoja@foodauthority.fi
tel. +358 40 48 93 447


Campylobacter

Statens Veterinärmedicinska Anstalt (SVA)
S-751 89 Uppsala
Sweden EURL

Finnish Food Authority
Mustialankatu 3
FI-00790 Helsinki
Finland
www.foodauthority.fi

Anna-Liisa Myllyniemi
anna-liisa.myllyniemi@foodauthority.fi
tel. +358 400 287398

Contact person:
Satu Olkkola
satu.olkkola@foodauthority.fi
tel. +358 50 492 9825


Coagulase positive Staphylococci, including Staphylococcus aureus

ANSES (The French Agency for Food, Environmental and Occupational Health & Safety)
Maisons-Alfort Laboratory for Food Safety - SBCL Unit
23, avenue du Général De Gaulle  F-94706 Maisons-Alfort cedex
FRANCE EURL

Finnish Food Authority
Mustialankatu 3
FI-00790 Helsinki
Finland
www.foodauthority.fi

Anna-Liisa Myllyniemi
anna-liisa.myllyniemi@foodauthority.fi
tel. +358 400 287398

Contact person:
Satu Hakola
satu.hakola@foodauthority.fi
tel.+358 40 52 41 974


Escherichia coli, including Verotoxigenic E. Coli (VTEC)

Istituto Superiore di Sanità (ISS)
I-00161 Roma
Italy EURL

crl.vtec@iss.it

Finnish Food Authority
Elektroniikkatie 3
FI-90590 OULU
Finland
www.foodauthority.fi

Anna-Liisa Myllyniemi
anna-liisa.myllyniemi@foodauthority.fi
tel. +358 400 287398

Contact persons:
Foodstuffs 
Saija Hallanvuo
saija.hallanvuo@foodauthority.fi
tel. +358 40 48 93 448

Animal production
Sirpa Heinikainen
sirpa.heinikainen@foodauthority.fi
tel. +358 44 72 01 493


Foodborne viruses

Livsmedelsverket (National Food Agency), Box 622, SE - 751 26 Uppsala, Sweden EURL

EURLfoodvirus@slv.se

Finnish Food Authority
Mustialankatu 3
FI-00790 Helsinki
Finland
www.foodauthority.fi

Anna-Liisa Myllyniemi
anna-liisa.myllyniemi@foodauthority.fi
tel. +358 400 287398

Contact person:
Maija Summa
maija.summa@foodauthority.fi
tel. +358 50 323 6050        


Genetically Modified Organisms (GMOs)1 

Joint Research Centre
European Commission
Ispra
Italy EURL

eurl-gmff@jrc.ec.europa.eu

Customs Laboratory
P.O.Box 512
FI-00101 Helsinki
Finland
www.tulli.fi/web/tullilaboratorio

Finnish Food Authority
Mustialankatu 3
FI-00790 Helsinki
Finland
www.foodauthority.fi

Pirjo Sainio
pirjo.sainio@tulli.fi
tel. +358 40 33 28235

Annikki Welling
annikki.welling@foodauthority.fi
tel. +358 40481 2270

Contact person:
Anu Kallinen
anu.kallinen@tulli.fi
tel. +358 40 33 26 998

1GMOs Only to be completed for the control laboratories. The NRLs for the validation of the methods have been designated by Regulation (EC) No 1981/2006 on detailed rules for the implementation of Article 32 of Regulation (EC) No 1829/2003 of the European Parliament and of the Council as regards the Community reference laboratory for genetically modified organisms.

Halogenated persistent organic pollutants (POPs)

Chemisches und Veterinäruntersuchungsamt (CVUA)
Postfach 100462
D-79123 Freiburg 
Germany EURL

Finnish Institute for Health and Welfare, Department of Health Security, Environmental Health Unit P.O.Box 95 FI-70701 Kuopio Finland
www.thl.fi

 

Anne Hyvärinen
anne.hyvarinen@thl.fi
tel. +358 29 524 6364

Contact persons:
Päivi Ruokojärvi
paivi.ruokojarvi@thl.fi
tel. +358 29 52 46 349

Panu Rantakokko
panu.rantakokko@thl.fi
tel. +358 29 52 46 395

Listeria monocytogenes

ANSES (The French Agency for Food, Environmental and Occupational Health & Safety)
Maisons-Alfort Laboratory for Food Safety - SBCL Unit
23, avenue du Général De Gaulle  F-94706 Maisons-Alfort cedex
FRANCE EURL

Finnish Food Authority
Mustialankatu 3
FI-00790 Helsinki
Finland
www.foodauthority.fi

Anna-Liisa Myllyniemi
anna-liisa.myllyniemi@foodauthority.fi
tel. +358 400 287398

Contact person:
Suvi Wallgren
suvi.wallgren@foodauthority.fi 
tel. +358 50 573 8190

Material intended to come into contact with foodstuffs

Joint Research Centre
European Commission
Ispra
Italy EURL

Customs Laboratory
P.O.Box 512
FI-00101 Helsinki
Finland
www.tulli.fi/web/tullilaboratorio

Pirjo Sainio
pirjo.sainio@tulli.fi
tel. +358 40 33 28235

Contact person:
Arja Meriläinen
arja.merilainen@tulli.fi
tel. +358 40 33 23 249

Metals and Nitrogenous Compounds 

National Food Institute,
Technical University of Denmark
Kemitorvet
DK-2800 Kgs. Lyngby
Denmark EURL

EURL-MN@food.dtu.dk
www.eurl-mn.eu

Finnish Food Authority
Mustialankatu 3
FI-00790 Helsinki
Finland
www.foodauthority.fi

Customs Laboratory
P.O.Box 512
FI-00101 Helsinki
Finland
www.tulli.fi/web/tullilaboratorio

Food of animal and non-animal origin and feed:

Annikki Welling
annikki.welling@foodauthority.fi
tel. +358 404812270

Contact person:
Satu Mykkänen
satu.mykkanen@foodauthority.fi
tel. +358 50 560 9982

Food of non-animal origin, including composite products

Pirjo Sainio
pirjo.sainio@tulli.fi
tel. +358 40 332 8235

Contact person:
Terhi Andersson
terhi.andersson@tulli.fi
tel. +358 40 332 3282

Monitoring of marine biotoxins

Agencia Española de Seguridad Alimentaria (AESA)
Campus Universitario de Vigo
Edificio CITEXVI
36310-Vigo, Spain EURL

eurlmb@mscbs.es

Finnish Food Authority
Mustialankatu 3
FI-00790 Helsinki
Finland
www.foodauthority.fi

Annikki Welling
annikki.welling@foodauthority.fi
tel. +358 404812270

Contact person:
Pertti Koivisto
Pertti.koivisto@foodauthority.fi
tel. +350 40 481 1595

Mycotoxins and plant toxins

Monique de Nijs
EURL Mycotoxins & plant toxins
RIKILT Wageningen University & Research EURL

RIKILT.wur.nl/en

Finnish Food Authority
Mustialankatu 3
FIN-00790 Helsinki
Finland
www.foodauthority.fi

Customs Laboratory
P.O.Box 512
FI-00101 Helsinki
Finland
www.tulli.fi/web/tullilaboratorio

Food of animal origin, feed and cereals

Annikki Welling
annikki.welling@foodauthority.fi
tel. +358 404812270

Contact person:
Marjo Kolmonen
marjo.kolmonen@ foodauthority.fi
tel. +358 50 569 5477

Food of non-animal origin, including composite products

Pirjo Sainio
pirjo.sainio@tulli.fi
tel. +358 40 33 28235

Contact person:
Meri Kokkonen
meri.kokkonen@tulli.fi
tel. +358 40 33 28 270

Parasites (in particular Trichinella, Echinococcus and Anisakis)

Istituto Superiore di Sanità (ISS)
Viale Regina Elena 299
I-00161 Roma
Italy EURL

Finnish Food Authority
Elektroniikkatie 3
FI-90950 Oulu
Finland
www.foodauthority.fi

Sinikka Pelkonen
sinikka.pelkonen@ foodauthority.fi
tel. +358 400 287 061

Contact person:
Antti Oksanen
antti.oksanen@foodauthority.fi
tel. 358 29 53 04 900

Processing contaminants

National Food Institute,
Technical University of Denmark
Kemitorvet
DK-2800 Kgs. Lyngby
Denmark EURL

EURL-PC@food.dtu.dk
www.eurl-pc.eu

 

Finnish Food Authority
Mustialankatu 3
FI-00790 Helsinki
Finland
www.foodauthority.fi

Customs Laboratory
P.O.Box 512
FI-00101 Helsinki
Finland
www.tulli.fi/web/tullilaboratorio

Food of animal and non-animal origin and feed:

Annikki Welling
annikki.welling@foodauthority.fi
tel. +358 404812270

Contact person:
Mirja Hokkanen
mirja.hokkanen@foodauthority.fi
tel. +358 29 53 04 423

Food of non-animal origin, including composite products:

Pirjo Sainio
pirjo.sainio@tulli.fi
tel. +358 40 33 28235

Contact person:
Carola Ranta
carola.ranta@tulli.fi
tel. +358 40 332 3269

Residues of pesticides (cereals and feedingstuffs)

National Food Institute,
Technical University of Denmark
Kemitorvet
DK-2800 Kgs. Lyngby
Denmark EURL

eurl-cf@food.dtu.dk

 

Customs Laboratory
P.O.Box 512
FI-00101 Helsinki
Finland
www.tulli.fi/web/tullilaboratorio

Finnish Food Authority
Mustialankatu 3
FI-00790 Helsinki
Finland
www.foodauthority.fi

Cereals

Pirjo Sainio
pirjo.sainio@tulli.fi
tel. +358 40 33 28235

Contact person:
Suvi Ojanperä
suvi.ojanpera@tulli.fi
tel. +358 40 332 3598

Feed

Annikki Welling
annikki.welling@ foodauthority.fi
tel. +358 404812270

Contact person:
Kati Hakala
kati.hakala@foodauthority.fi
tel. +358 40 48 93 404

Residues of pesticides (food of animal origin and commodities with high fat content)

Chemisches und Veterinäruntersuchungsamt (CVUA)
Postfach 100462
D-79123 Freiburg
Germany EURL

eurl-pesticides@cvuafr.bwl.de

Finnish Food Authority
Mustialankatu 3
FI-00790 Helsinki
Finland
www.foodauthority.fi

Annikki Welling
annikki.welling@ foodauthority.fi
tel. +358 404812270

Contact person:
Kati Hakala
kati.hakala@foodauthority.fi
tel. +358 40 48 93 404

Residues of pesticides (fruits and vegetables, including commodities with high water and high acid content)

Laboratorio Agrario de la generalitat Valenciana (LAGV)
Burjassot-Valecia
Spain

Grupode Residuos de Plaguicidas de la Universidad de Almera (PRRG)
Almeria
Spain EURL

amadeo@ual.es

Customs Laboratory
P.O.Box 512
FI-00101 Helsinki
Finland
www.tulli.fi/web/tullilaboratorio

Pirjo Sainio
pirjo.sainio@tulli.fi
tel. +358 40 33 28235

Contact person:
Suvi Ojanperä
suvi.ojanpera@tulli.fi
tel. +358 40 332 3598

Residues of pesticides (single residues methods)

Chemisches und Veterinäruntersuchungsamt (CVUA) Stuttgart
Postfach 1206
D-70702 Felbach
Germany EURL

eurl-SRM@cvuas.bwl.de

Finnish Food Authority
Mustialankatu 3
FIN-00790 Helsinki
Finland
www.foodauthority.fi

Customs Laboratory
P.O.Box 512
FI-00101 Helsinki
Finland
www.tulli.fi/web/tullilaboratorio

Food of animal origin, feed

Annikki Welling
annikki.welling@foodauthority.fi
tel. +358 404812270

Contact person:
Kati Hakala
kati.hakala@foodauthority.fi
tel. +358 40 48 93 404

Fruits, vegetables, cereals

Pirjo Sainio
pirjo.sainio@tulli.fi
tel. +358 40 33 28235

Contact person:
Suvi Ojanperä
suvi.ojanpera@tulli.fi
tel. +358 40 332 3598

Residues of animal origin
Stilbenes, stilbene derivatives, salts and esters
Antithyroid agents Steroids
Resorcylic Acid Lactones (RAL´s) incl. zeranol
Sedatives
Mycotoxines

Rijksinstituut voor Volksgezondheid en Milieu ( RIVM)
3720 BA Bilthoven
The Netherlands EURL

info.rikilt@wur.nl

Finnish Food Authority
Mustialankatu 3
FI-00790 Helsinki
Finland
www.foodauthority.fi

Annikki Welling
annikki.welling@foodauthority.fi
tel. +358 404812270

Contact person:
Marjo Mauriala
marjo.mauriala@foodauthority.fi
tel. +358 50 406 7496

Residues of animal origin
Antibacterial substances, including sulphonamides and quinolones
Dyes
Carbadox and olaquindox
Chloramphenicol
Dapsone
Nitrofuranes

ANSES, French agency for food, environmental and occupational health safety – Fougéres Laboratory EURL

crl-fougeres@anses.fr

Finnish Food Authority Mustialankatu 3
FI-00790 Helsinki
Finland
www.foodauthority.fi

Marjo Mauriala
marjo.mauriala@foodauthority.fi
tel. +358 50 406 749

Microbiological testing:
Katariina Pekkanen
katariina.pekkanen@foodauthority.fi
tel. +358 40 159 1267  

Residues in food of animal origin
Beta-agonists
Anthelmintics
Anticoccidials including Nitroimidazoles
Non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs (NSAID´s)

Bundesamt für Verbraucherschutz und Lebensmittelsicherheit (BVL)
D-10562 Berlin EURL

GERMANY

Finnish Food Authority
Mustialankatu 3
FI-00790 Helsinki
Finland
www.foodauthority.fi

Annikki Welling
annikki.welling@foodauthority.fi
tel. +358 404812270

Contact person:
Marjo Mauriala
marjo.mauriala@foodauthority.fi
tel. +358 50 406 749

The analysis and testing of Zoonoses (Salmonella)

Rijksinstituut voor Volksgezondheid en Milieu (RIVM)
3720 BA Bilthoven
The Netherlands EURL

Finnish Food Authority
Mustialankatu 3
FIN-00790 Helsinki
Finland
www.foodauthority.fi

Sinikka Pelkonen
sinikka.pelkonen@foodauthority.fi
tel. +358 400 287 061

Contact persons:
animals, serotyping

Henry Kuronen
henry.kuronen@foodauthority.fi
tel.  +358 44 72 01 782

feedingstuffs, food
Satu Hakola
satu.hakola@foodauthority.fi
tel. +358 40 52 41 974 

Transmissible spongiform encephalopathies (TSEs)

Istituto Zooprofilattico Sperimentale del Piemonte, Liguria e Valle d'Aosta (IZSPLVA), Torino ja Istituto Superiore di Sanità (ISS), Department of Food Safety, Nutrition and Veterinary Public Health (SANV), Rome EURL

EURL.TSE@izsto.it

Finnish Food Authority
Mustialankatu 3
FI-00790 Helsinki
Finland
www.foodauthority.fi

Tuija Gadd
tuija.gadd@foodauthority.fi
tel. +358 50 357 0328

Contact persons:
Sirkka-Liisa Korpenfelt
sirkka-liisa.korpenfelt@foodauthority.fi
tel. +358 50 351 0308

Maria Hautaniemi
maria.hautaniemi@foodauthority.fi
tel. +358 564 3046

Water in Poultry Meat

Coordination Board
AGRI-ANIMAL-PRODUCTS-EXT@ec.europa.eu

 

Finnish Food Authority
Mustialankatu 3
FI-00790 Helsinki
Finland
www.foodauthority.fi

Annikki Welling
annikki.welling@ foodauthority.fi
tel. +358 404812270

Contact person:
Tiina Ritvanen
tiina.ritvanen@foodauthority.fi
tel. +358 40 489 3415

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