Public Health Inspectors at the Brant County Health Unit help to prevent and reduce foodborne illness in the community.
In Ontario, food safety is one of the mandatory programs under the Ontario Public Health Standards, which Health Units deliver to the public.
Public Health Inspectors at the Brant County Health Unit help to prevent and reduce foodborne illness in the community through:
• Inspection of food premises by Public Health Inspectors
During inspections, our Public Health Inspectors look for:
Planning a Special Event
If an event occurs on more than 14 days per year, it is considered a "regular" event, and is required to be in full compliance with the Food Premises Regulation of the Health Protection and Promotion Act. This legislation is enforced through routine inspections by a Public Health Inspector.
Please review our Special Event Guidelines 2014 and contact a Public Health Inspector should you have any questions.
Planning to Open or Renovate a Restaurant
City of Brantford - 519-759-4150
You must comply with the Ontario Food Premises Regulation. A letter of intent and a floor plan must be submitted to Brant County Health Unit. Consultations and inspections by a Public Health Inspector would be required prior to opening your food premise.
A food recall is an action taken by a company to remove unsafe food products from public access.
Food recalls may be initiated due to:
The Brant County Health Unit investigates situations where people fall ill from unsafe food.
• A suspected food poisoning investigation will be conducted to determine the source of the suspected outbreak
If food source is identified, Public Health Inspector will conduct a food safety investigation and take action to ensure unsafe food products are removed from the market and unsafe food handling practices are stopped.
|Last Updated ( Thursday, 09 October 2014 )|