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.
Crayfish

Crayfish

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 method (caught or farmed), the catch area and the fishing gear.
Remember food hygiene also on holiday

Remember food hygiene also on holiday

Ensure an unbroken cool chain. Careful handling of food is particularly important in the summer, because microbes thrive and multiply best in warm temperatures.
Hand-washing

Hand-washing

Thoroughly washed hands help prevent both food poisonings and the spreading of influenza.
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.