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New Regulations in Ontario

 
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New Regulations in Ontario
by Lisa Waechter - Tuesday, 23 April 2019, 2:45 PM
 

For those of you interested in learning more about the regulations implemented in Ontario last summer, we've got some extra insight for you.

Read our latest blog article to find out how to you can effectively work alongside public health units.

Here's a quick excerpt from the article:


Working with Ontario's Public Health Units to Support the Implementation of the New Ontario Regulation 493/17 Regulation

O. Reg. 493/17, the new Ontario Food Premises Regulation, came into effect on July 1, 2018, modernizing the previous regulation which dated back to 1967. The Food Premises Regulation has removed outdated and redundant food premises requirements that no longer apply to modern foodservice establishments, offering foodservice operators more flexibility in areas like safe food preparation procedures, food handling, and cleaning and sanitizing procedures. The Regulation has also made it mandatory that at least one trained food handler be on premises for every working hour that the establishment is open for in order to minimize the risks of food poisoning and poor food safety practices.
 
 

 

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