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State aid: EU Commission approves €3.7 billion Swedish scheme to compensate companies for damages suffered due to coronavirus outbreak

The European Commission has found an approximately €3.7 billion (SEK 39 billion) Swedish scheme that partially compensates companies exposed to large turnover decline for damages suffered due to the coronavirus outbreak to be in line with EU State aid rules. Executive Vice-President Margrethe Vestager, in charge of competition policy, said: “This €3.7 billion scheme enables […]

State aid: EU Commission approves €600 million Finnish guarantee scheme to support maritime companies affected by the coronavirus outbreak

The European Commission has approved a €600 million Finnish aid scheme to support the maritime companies in the context of the coronavirus outbreak. The scheme was approved under the State aid Temporary Framework adopted by the Commission on 19 March 2020, as amended on 3 April and 8 May 2020. Under the scheme, the public […]

State aid: EU Commission approves €120 million Finnish scheme to compensate companies in the restaurant industry for damages caused by coronavirus outbreak

The European Commission has approved under EU State aid rules a €120 million Finnish scheme that compensates companies operating restaurants, bars or cafes for the loss of revenue caused by the coronavirus outbreak and the national measures taken to limit the spread of the virus. Under the scheme, these companies will be entitled to compensation […]

Finland Food hygiene COVID-19 and food safety usefull links – States recommendations

STATES RECOMMENDATIONS https://www.ruokavirasto.fi/teemat/koronavirus-covid-19/ (Finnish) https://www.ruokavirasto.fi/sv/teman/coronaviruset-covid-19/ (Swedish) ECDC https://www.ecdc.europa.eu/en/novel-coronavirus-china/questions-answers EFSA https://www.efsa.europa.eu/fr/news/coronavirus-no-evidence-food-source-or-transmission-route EUROPEAN COMMISSIONDIRECTORATE-GENERAL FOR HEALTH AND FOOD SAFETYCrisis management in food, animals and plants Food hygiene COVID-19 and food safety