The Quebec Food Regulation details requirements that a food establishment must follow to ensure prevention of health hazards and the protection of public health. The regulation lists requirements regarding temperature control, maintenance, employee health & hygiene, cleaning & sanitizing, standards for equipment as well as record keeping tasks.
Like most Provinces the Quebec Food Regulation lists food handler training requirements as part of the regulation.
Quebec Food Safety Training Requirements
The operator of a food establishment is required to have Food Establishment Manager training before applying for a business license.
One employee or 10% of the operator’s workforce is required to have food handler training approved by MAPAQ.
The operator is required to keep a records of training certificates for all current and previous staff who have worked in the last 12-months
The SafeCheck Advanced Canadian Food Safety Certificate is approved in Quebec and all other Provinces and Territories across Canada.
Failing To Train & Certify Your Staff Can Lead To
Public Health Order to Close Business
Higher Probability To Fail Public Health Inspections
Unwelcome Media Attention
Possible Charges & Prosecution
Public Health Order to Destroy Food
Posting of Public Health Inspection to The Internet