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AGES-Schwerpunkt: Sicher durch den Sommer

Bathing water monitoring

AGES provides the latest information on water quality, visibility depth and temperature for all Austrian EU bathing waters in cooperation with the Federal Ministry of Health and Women’s Affairs. Also as a mobile app.



Beim Grillen können durch den Verbrennungsprozess gesundheitsschädliche Substanzen entstehen. Außerdem kann Aluminium aus Grilltassen beim Grillen aufgrund saurer bzw. salzhaltiger Marinaden in das Grillgut übergehen.


Safe through the Summer: Ice Cream

Ice cream is subject to intensive examinations in Austria during the summer months. The ice cream is mainly tested for pathogens and dirt. Tests from recent years show: ice cream is a safe food.


Safe through the Summer: Refrigeration of Meat and Fish

Maintaining the cold chain is particularly important for sensitive foods such as raw meat or fish, especially in the summer months.