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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.

A fee is charged for the service.

Basic information

The service is provided byFinnish Food Authority
Responsible for the serviceFinnish Food Authority
Area Whole Finland (except Åland)
Available languagesFinnish, Swedish
Text edited by: Finnish Food Authority
Updated: 5/11/2021