Food Safety Act, SBC 2002, c 28

The Food Safety Act mandates that operators of food establishments are responsible for ensuring that their food is safe for human consumption. In addition, the Act establishes a licensing system for food establishments, including licence suspension or amendments if the operation of a food establishment poses a risk to human health or safety.

The Act also authorizes the appointment of inspectors and provides their powers and duties for the purpose of enforcing the Act and regulations.

Associated Regulations:

Meat Inspection Regulation, BC Reg 349/2004

 

Source: Legislation

Jurisdiction: British Columbia

Topics: contaminatefoodfood establishmentinspectorlicenceoperatorpremisesellvendor

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