Food Safety

Algoma Public Health

Food Safety

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Everyone who handles food, whether at home for you and your family or at work for hungry customers, must take care to ensure food is handled and prepared safely. Food Safety is everyone’s responsibility, we are working with the community to ensure food is being handled properly.

If you have a restaurant complaint, please fill out our Facility Complaint Form.

Before you go out for dinner, check out the restaurant's Inspection Results.


Our Role

Our Role


Algoma Public Health's Environmental Health Department is responsible for the Food Safety Program, which is designed to protect the public through educational and enforcement strategies.


Public health Inspectors are responsible for carrying out the Food Safety Program. This program involves:

  • Assessing all food premises in the District of Algoma annually to determine their risk status.
  • Inspecting all food premises to ensure compliance with Ontario Regulation 493/17 under the Health Protection and Promotion Act.
  • Ensuring that food handler training courses are available.
  • Providing food safety information to the community, non-profit community groups and to teachers.
  • Conduct food recalls.


Date of Creation: June 1, 2015

Last Modified: June 1, 2015

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