Food Safety Day
Together with the European Food Safety Authority (EFSA) and 15 other EU countries, we are addressing the issue of food safety with the #EUChooseSafeFood campaign.
Current Coronavirus Situation in Austria & Green Passport Services
Here you will find current data on SARS-CoV-2 variants and 7-day incidence, as well as our Green Passport Service and other COVID-19 information.
Measles: Current case numbers
In Austria, 121 confirmed cases of measles have been reported so far this year. Most cases have been registered in Styria.
Leptospires: Germs in the water
Leptospires are bacteria that mainly occur in moist environments such as mud or freshwater lakes. Rising temperatures and heavy rainfall as consequences of climate change may lead to increased human…
Adaptation to climate change
Here you will find our information on adaptation to climate change, from soil to plants and animals to humans.
Mosquito monitoring: Annual report 2022
From the beginning of May to the end of October, we monitor the occurrence of exotic gnat species in Austria. In 2022, we found the Asian tiger mosquito in all federal provinces.
Asian tiger mosquito throughout Austria
In the previous year, we found the tiger mosquito in all federal states for the first time as part of our gnat monitoring. In parts of Vienna and Graz, there are already established populations that…
The chikungunya virus is widespread in tropical and subtropical regions. There is a high probability that the virus will also establish itself in Europe as a result of climate change.
Raw milk always boil
Raw milk is not sterile. Therefore, even despite all hygiene measures during milking, it cannot be ruled out that the milk contains pathogens. Therefore, raw milk should always be boiled before…