Advisory service on food issues

We provide information and advice on matters related to food and provide instructions on food business. In addition, you can contact us if you want to report your observations regarding food hygiene at food premises located in Helsinki, such as hygiene deficiencies at a restaurant or shop and suspected food poisoning.

We serve you by email:

We offer counselling to food industry businesses and residents in matters related to food business and food safety. Other authorities can also contact our advisory service.

You can contact us, for example, when:
- you need advice on food hygiene or food premises.
- you are planning to start a food business and need advice or an opinion on the suitability of the premises.
- submitting notifications regarding food business.
- you suspect food poisoning.
- you want to report an issue with a food product, restaurant, shop or some other food premises.
- If you suspect fraud or abuse in food operations.

Service points

11 service points
Helsinki city hall seen from the front view.

City of Helsinki Register Office

Address: Pohjoisesplanadi 11–13, 00170 Helsinki

Education division, Administration

Address: Työpajankatu 8, 00580 Helsinki

Helsinki Employment Services, Itäkeskus

Address: Asiakkaankatu 3A, 00930 Helsinki

Helsinki Employment Services, Kamppi office

Address: Malminkatu 34, 00100 Helsinki

Helsinki Employment Services, Pasila

Address: Ratapihantie 7, 00520 Helsinki

Helsinki Finnish Adult Education Centre Työväenopisto

Address: Helsinginkatu 26, 00530 Helsinki

Helsinki Vocational College and Adult Institute, Admissions Office

Address: Teollisuuskatu 23, 00510 Helsinki
International House Helsingin sisätiloja.

Helsinki-info - International House Helsinki

Address: Lintulahdenkuja 2 D, 2. floor Helsinki, 00530 Helsinki