DineSafe Durham

Food Safety Resources
  • Durham Region - Food Safety
    Food safety is very important to all of us because you can get food poisoning or an infection from unsafe food. This Website is for the public who wants to know more about food safety and for the food premise operators who need more information on food safety and the requirements of the Food Premises Regulation.

  • FIGHTBAC - Partnership for Food Safety Education
    Information about safe food handling to help reduce foodborne illness. Includes the "4 Steps" to food safety, foodborne illness descriptions and symptoms, and the "10 Least Wanted " bacteria.

  • Ontario Ministry of Health and Long-Term Care
    Offers information on safe food handling, handwashing techniques, keeping food safe during a power failure and more.

  • Health Canada
    Health Canada’s procedures for ensuring food safety and assuring the quality of all food sold in Canada.

  • Canadian Food Inspection Agency
    Information on how the Canadian Food Inspection Agency (CFIA) enforces food safety and nutritional quality standards established by Health Canada.

  • Ontario Ministry of Agriculture, Food and Rural Affairs
    Food industry, inspection, safety, and business information for the province of Ontario.

For more information call
Environmental Help Line at 905-723-3818 OR 1-888-777-9613

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