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Meat inspector

  • Professional qualification
  • Nationwide except the Åland Islands
  • Public service

A person assisting the veterinary inspector to inspect meat in slaughterhouses.

Do the following

The operator applies for the slaughterhouse’s approval from the meat inspection unit of the Finnish Food Authority. Once the slaughterhouse has received the approval and approval number from the meat inspection unit, the meat inspection unit arranges either a meat inspector or inspectors to the slaughterhouse, depending on the quantity of slaughter activities.

To whom and on what terms

The meat inspector must have completed the vocational qualification as a meat inspector.

The service is provided by

Finnish Food Authority

Responsible for the service

Finnish Food Authority
Text edited by: Finnish Food Authority
Updated: 11/11/2022