Food Safety in Schools

Many school programs use food as a resource or activity, including child nourishment programs, hospitality, fundraisers, catered meals, and barbecues.

The role of Southwestern Public Health is to promote and protect the health of the public.  In order to do so, we ensure that food is prepared, stored and served safely to reduce the risk of food-borne illness

This is achieved by:

Southwestern Public Health and Middlesex-London Health Unit have prepared a Food Safety in Schools document to serve as a guide and reference to help schools maintain compliance with the Ontario Food Premises Regulation (R.R.O. 1990, Reg. 562).