Food safety plan
The Environmental services of the City of Helsinki control the safety of food and their good sanitary quality, and compliance with food law.
In practice, the food authorities control the activities in the food premises throughout the life cycle: from establishment to completion of operations.
Supervision is targeted on the production, transportation, storage, export, import, sales, serving and other transfers, as well as the marketing of food.The purpose of the food inspection is to:
- Ensure proper quality and safety in food for consumers
- Protect consumers from sanitary nuisances and financial losses caused by food
- Ensure that consumers get adequate and truthful information about food for their choices.