Learn about restaurant inspections, permits, food recalls, and alerts
Our Environmental Health Officers conduct more than 16,000 inspections of restaurants, food facilities and stores annually. We also educate food handlers and consumers about safe food handling practices.
View inspection reports on food businesses.
Food recalls and alerts
The Canadian Food Inspection Agency (CFIA) issues food recalls and allergy alerts to the public. Find a current list of recalls and alerts at the CFIA website and for more information visit Healthy Canadians Recall & Alerts website.
Have a complaint or concern?
If you have a health and safety concern or complaint about a restaurant or food premises, please contact an Environmental Health Officer. Learn more about our decision review process.
Applying for a permit?
Every operator of a food service establishment must have a valid health operating permit. Food service establishments include, but are not limited to: restaurants, take-outs, caterers, and mobile food service providers. Learn more on how to apply for a permit.
Food safety education
Learn more about safe food handling practices:
Resources for operators
Learn more about operating food premises. Visit our resources section for applications, packages, and other information vital to your business.