Statistics and reports: Food safety

Annual reports on controls and statistics in the field of food safety.  

Beverage border checks


Results of border controls on foodstuffs of plant origin and utility articles

Every year, the FSVO carries out multiple border control programmes in collaboration with the Federal Customs Administration (FCA) and the cantonal authorities. Throughout the year, the Customs offices take samples from goods imported by land, water or air. These samples are taken under risk-based programmes or spontaneously in cases of suspicious goods.

Of the 462 samples analysed in 2018, 58 (13%) were non-compliant with legislation.

A detailed analysis of the results is available in the current report:

Public warnings and recalls

Food controls

Foreign substances and components in foodstuffs


Last modification 22.01.2020

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