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Submitting a notification of suspected food poisoning

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  • Helsinki
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If you have eaten in Helsinki-based food facility or bought foodstuffs in Helsinki and suspect that you might have contracted food poisoning after consumption, you can report your food poisoning to the food safety department of the City environment sector's Food Safety unit, which is in charge of investigating food poisoning issues.

Food poisoning can be reported to the Food Safety unit by calling the advisory services, tel. 09 310 14000 (Mon - Fri from 9am to 11am) Food poisoning can also be reported by filling in a food poisoning form.

The Poison Information Centre gives emergency assistance in matters concerning overdoses of medication as well as poisonings due to plants, mushrooms and techno-chemical products, tel: 09 471 977 (direct), 09 4711 (exchange).

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The service is provided byCity of Helsinki
Responsible for the serviceUrban Environment Division, City of Helsinki
Area Helsinki
Available languagesFinnish, Swedish, English
Text edited by: Urban Environment Division, City of Helsinki
Updated: 24/5/2022