Mandatory Food Handler Training
The Council of Ontario Medical Officers of Health, the Association of Supervisors of
Public Health Inspectors of Ontario and the Ontario Branch of the Canadian
Institute of Public Health Inspectors are calling on the Province of Ontario to amend
the Health Protection and Promotion Act and/or the Food Premises Regulation to
require mandatory certification of food handlers in a manner that is consistent with
the Ontario Public Health Standards Food Safety Protocol.
A joint letter was sent to Dr. Arlene King, CMOH (Ontario) with the details of this request.
Dr. King's response was received November 3, 2009, thanking us for our input.