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Health Topics - Food Safety

  • Food Allergies and Intolerances

    If you experience adverse reactions to food, consult your family doctor or a Registered Dietitian to help you to determine if you have a food allergy, intolerance or other food sensitivity. Factsheets Allergy Information Resource List Peanut/Nut Safe Lunches Questions on Healthy Eating? Call a Haldimand-Norfolk Public Health Dietitian at: 519-426-6170 or 905-318-6623 or call […]

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  • Food Handler Certification

    The Haldimand-Norfolk Health Unit offers food safety certification courses in Haldimand and Norfolk counties to help promote safe food handling within the food service industry.

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  • Food Poisoning

    For more information on food poisoning read about Campylobacter Enteritis, Escherichia coli (E. coli), Listeriosis, Salmonella and Yersiniosis

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  • Food Premises: Disclosure Guide

    The operation and maintenance of food premises including both fixed and mobile premises are governed by Ontario Regulation 493/17: Food Premises, under the Health Protection and Promotion Act (HPPA). Food premises include, but are not limited to: Restaurants Butcher shops Banquet halls Convenience stores Grocery stores Food trucks Caterers As a food premise owner or […]

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  • Food Safety Inspections

    What do Public Health Inspectors do? Public Health Inspectors (PHIs) in Haldimand and Norfolk Counties routinely visit food premises to: conduct routine inspections do re-inspections; and follow-up on complaints and suspected foodborne illnesses. The premises visited include: restaurants, grocery stores, school cafeterias, farmers’ markets, chip trucks, farm gate sales, hospital kitchens, retirement and long term […]

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  • Food Safety at Home

    Find out more information on best before dates, dangers of unpasteurized beverages, food recalls & allergy alerts, and food storage guidelines.

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  • Food Safety for Premises

    Health Unit Requirements for Opening a Food Premise Eight simple steps to passing an inspection Food Safety Matters: A manual for farmers’ market vendors, managers and staff Food Premises Emergency Response Food Concession Structural Requirements Guidelines for Opening or Renovating a Food Premise Food Premises – R.R.O. 1990, REGULATION 562 Egg Safety for Food Premises […]

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  • Food Safety in Schools

    Food Safety for Student Nutrition Programs Food Safety Tips for Halloween Food Safety Guidelines for Lunches to Go  

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