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Freguently asked questions about echinococcus or tapeworm treatment

These questions only deal with the  echinococcus or tapeworm medication, the animal also has to fulfil the other import requirements. The anti-echinococcus treatment is only required of dogs. Cats or ferrets do not need to be medicated.  1. I will be taking my dog with me to Sweden, what should I...

Project: Building export capacity in small and medium-sized business

Evira has launched a project designed to promote the export skills of small and medium-sized businesses in the food sector through provision of advice, training and guidance. Companies need to plan and investigate many different points and issues before starting the export of food products. As fa...

Animal imports, exports and intra-UNION trade

NOTE! If due to hurricanes you must leave the United States of America quickly and enter EU territory with your pet, please contact the border veterinarians at: lentoasema@evira.fi The requirements pertaining to animal imports vary according to species and country of origin. In general, animal...

Guide for the import of pet birds from EU-countries, Norway and Switzerland to Finland and for the export of pet birds from Finland to EU-countries, Norway and Switzerland

Guide for the import of pet birds from EU-countries, Norway and Switzerland to Finland and for the export of pet birds from Finland to EU-countries, Norway and Switzerland In this guide import and export mean the transfer of animals between Finland and other EU-countries, Norway and Switzerland....

Animal imports, exports and intra-union trade

The requirements pertaining to animal imports vary according to species and country of origin. In general, animal imports from other EU countries (= intra-union trade ) are subject to different import requirements from imports from countries outside the EU. The import regulations are also affecte...

Healthy and Happy Animals

Besides the clean nature, Finland can also boast with its exceptional animal health status. Finland has a zero-tolerance policy for Salmonella in food producing animals and rigorous control programmes for other animal diseases. There have never been such severe animal diseases as African Swine...

EXPORT OF TIMBER TO NON-EU COUNTRIES

When exporting timber to non-EU countries, you must observe the destination country’s plant health requirements. These vary by country and tree species. The exporter must determine the requirements well in advance of exporting goods. In most cases, a phytosanitary certificate is required. Shipmen...

Interested in Finnish food? - Find out more!

Clean nature, cool climate and investments made in animal welfare and health together with efficient from-field-to-fork food control system guarantee the safest and most delicious food from Finland. Finland is the northernmost country in the European Union resting solidly on an ancient bed of...

Safe Food

The entire food chain from field to fork is studied and managed in Finland to ensure the food that reaches consumers’ plates is safe. Inspections, testing and control begin with primary production and continue in facilities and plants where materials are processed. Further along, the control...

One Health

The excellent control programmes, along with good animal husbandry practices allow Finland to use very small amounts of antibiotics for production animals. Also the use of growth promotion is prohibited. In fact, the responsible veterinary use of antibiotics has continued since the 1970s. The One...

Pet passport

The model of the new passport and the supplementary demands regarding it are confirmed in the Commission implementing regulation (EU) no. 577/2013. As for veterinarians, there are changes concerning filling in the passport. The regulation also requires veterinarians to keep records of the passpor...