Environmental health officers conduct more than 16,000 inspections of restaurants, food facilities and stores annually. We also educate food handlers and consumers about safe food handling practices.
Environmental health officers complete routine, follow-up and complaint inspections to ensure that restaurants and food services are in compliance with public health regulations.
Restaurant closures orders are issued when the environmental health officer determines that the conditions of a restaurant can lead to a likely health hazard or food poisoning.
Food Safety at Home
You can reduce the chance of food borne illness in your home by following these simple food safety tips at home.
The FOODSAFE program is a comprehensive food safety training program designed for the food service industry.
Information for Restaurant and Food Business Operators
All individuals who plan on operating a food business must obtain approval or a Health Operating Permit from the local Health Authority.
Food Recalls and Safety Alerts
The following is a list of the most recent public advisories for high-risk food recalls issued by the Canada Food Inspection Agency.