Mushroom handling

Mushroom handling

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.
Choose the right kind of pot for cooking berries

Choose the right kind of pot for cooking berries

During the berry season, berries are turned into home-made juice or jam. Evira recommends that pots and steam juicers made of aluminium should not be used in the preparation of acidic foods.
The use of Finnish wild plants as food

The use of Finnish wild plants as food

In nature there are also poisonous mushrooms and berries. Pick only the ones you know are safe and edible.
Do not bring African swine fever to Finland

Do not bring African swine fever to Finland

Do not bring back a disastrous gift from your hunting trip. The risk of African Swine Fever (ASF) spreading to Finland has increased. Especially the Finnish hunters, who travel to Estonia, play a key role in preventing the disease from spreading.

Evira ensures food safety, promotes animal health and welfare, and developes the prerequisites for plant and animal production, and plant health.