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Changed on: 21.02.2017

Animal-Based Foods

Eggs

The protein in eggs (chicken eggs) can be easily converted into body protein.  Additionally, the fat of the egg yolk has a favourable fatty acid pattern for the human body. Dyed eggs have their high season at Easter. Important for the colours used: they must conform to food law regulations.

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Fish

Fish and fish products are subject to routine examinations. Additionally, they are tested for veterinary drugs, heavy metals and pesticides as part of the national residue control plan.

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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.

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Labelling Honey

Do you want to place honey on the market and have questions on labelling? We have the answers!
Our sample label shows what a correct label could look like.

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Chocolate

Chocolate is made from the fermented fruit of the cocoa tree. High-quality chocolate with high levels of cocoa can be found on the market in increasing amounts, in addition to milk and white chocolate. Chocolate should be stored in a cool place so it is fresh for its whole shelf life.

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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.

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