Internal restructuring
Östra Mellansverige; Uppsala län;
Location of affected unit(s)
Public Administration And Defence
Public Administration And Defence; Compulsory Social Security
Administration Of The State And The Economic And Social Policy Of The Community
84.12 - Regulation of the activities of providing health care, education, cultural services and other social services, excluding social security

300 jobs
Number of planned job losses
Job loss
Announcement Date
20 September 2012
Employment effect (start)
Foreseen end date


The Swedish central administrative authority, the National Food Agency (Livsmedelsverket), has announced that it is to cut 300 jobs in Uppsala.

The National Food Agency is expected to substantially reduce its costs within the next three years. The Agency’s savings scheme is a response to the reduction in the government funding accompanying the increase in the costs of salaries.

The National Food Agency currently has 500 employees. As of September 2012 it is not yet know when the job losses will be implemented by.


  • 20 September 2012: Dagens Handel


Eurofound (2012), The National Food Agency, Internal restructuring in Sweden, factsheet number 74154, European Restructuring Monitor. Dublin, https://restructuringeventsprod.azurewebsites.net/restructuring-events/detail/74154.