Food can be donated for relief by all food industry operators from primary producers to retail stores and restaurants. One aim of food aid is to reduce the amount of food waste and losses.
Do not pick mushrooms, unless you are absolutely certain that they are edible. Clean, prepare and store mushrooms correctly to ensure they can be safely eaten.
The Nordic cooperation on food is wide-ranging and well organized. The common thoughts have importance also in the EU institutions.
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 method (caught or farmed) and the catch area.
Metal tins should not be used for cooking as the tins and their printings may release contaminants to the food, posing a health risk.
The country of origin of bilberries (wild “blueberry”), lingonberries and cranberries must always be indicated, either on the package or, when selling in bulk, on the sales sign. The same requirement regarding origin applies to wild berries as to cultivated berries.
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