The Northwestern Health Unit is mandated to inspect food premises under Ontario Food Premises Regulation (R.R.O. 1990, Reg 562) and under this regulation, public health inspectors conduct inspections to determine compliance.
During inspections, public health inspectors determine the risk of all food premises. Food premises will fall into one of three risk categories: high, medium or low. How often a food premises is inspected depends on the risk rating which is based on:
Inspection results are posted on-site and can be found on the Northwestern Health Unit’s ChooseWise page.
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