Disclaimer and Imprint

Österreichische Agentur für Gesundheit und Ernährungssicherheit GmbH (AGES; the Austrian Agency for Health and Food Safety)
1220 Vienna, Spargelfeldstrasse 191

AGES Shareholder: Republic of Austria

DI Dr. Thomas Kickinger
Dr. Anton Reinl

Tel.  +43 5 0555-0
Fax: +43 50 555-22019
E-mail: management@ages.at

Members of Supervisory Board

Registered Office Vienna
IBAN AT58 6000 0000 9600 6506
Bank Identification Number: 60000
Account Number: PSK 96.006.506
Commercial Register Court:: Handelsgericht Wien, FN 223056z
DVR: 0014541
UID Number: AT U54088605
EORI Number: ATEOS1000013260

Purpose of the Business

The preservation of health protection for humans, animals and plants for the efficient and effective evaluation and assessment of food security and the epidemiological surveillance and investigation of communicable and non-communicable infectious diseases in humans.

Striving to maintain a high level of health protection and the protection of consumer interests based on precautionary principles to protect the safety and quality of food.

The scope of duties is defined in more detail in the Austrian Health and Food Safety Act, Austrian Federal Law Gazette I No. 63/2002, as amended.


AGES is the source of the information provided and holder of all related rights. The reproduction of texts and data including their (digital) storage and use on optic and electronic data carriers is subject expressly to AGES’ prior written consent. The use of the texts and data, including the feeding of them into online services, databases or websites, by unauthorised third parties and any changes in or falsification of information is prohibited. The downloading and printing of information is solely permitted for personal, non-commercial use.


AGES reviews and updates the information provided on its websites on a regular basis. However, data may have changed in the meantime, even though AGEs strives to ensure the updatedness and completeness of all the information it provides. As a result, AGES cannot be made liable for or guarantee the timeliness, correctness and completeness of the data provided.
Moreover, AGES reserves the right to make changes or amendments to the information provided.
The information provided on the websites is not legally binding.
AGES websites may include links to websites of other providers, the content of which AGES cannot be held responsible or made liable for.


Risk Communication, contact: presse@ages.at 

PDF Documents

We are trying our best to improve access to the content in our PDF documents. Unfortunately, our current system does not allow us to guarantee completely barrier-free access to the content of all PDF files as yet. We are happy to reformat older documents in PDF format upon request.

Not all PDF documents are currently available in English.

Barrier-free Accessibility

The AGES Internet Team tries its best to provide barrier-free access to its internet content in line, following WCAG 2.0 of WAI / W3C guidelines. Our services on the AGES websites are being improved and expanded on a continuous basis. User-friendliness and accessibility are among our top priorities. Please inform us of any barriers restricting the use of our internet content at presse@ages.at.

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