Food Safety

The food service industry is a big part of the Canadian economy, employing over one million people. It includes peole working in the many different parts of the food service, such as restaurants and grocery stores.

The first goal of any food premise is to produce the safest and highest quality food possible. Unfortunately, many of the people working in this industry do not fully understand the risks involved in food production.* There is also a need to meet food safety requirements such as personal hygiene, avoiding food contamination and keeping foods at safe temperatures.

Food Safety Resources:

Foodborne illnesses
Food Handler Training Course
Food Premise Inspection Information
Food Safety at Home
Information for Food Premise Operators
Special Events and Farmers' Markets

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

*Food Safety: A Guide for Ontario's Foodhandlers, MOHLTC, February 2013

Last reviewed: February 11, 2015