saskatchewan Food Safety Regulations

If you run a foodservice business in Saskatchewan you must comply with the following legislation: 

Managing Food Safety is an approved course in Saskatchewan. 

Excerpts from the regulations: 

Training generally  

25 An operator of a food facility must ensure that employees are adequately trained to handle food safely within the food facility.  

Food safety training 26 

(1) Unless exempted in writing by the local authority, an operator of a public eating establishment must ensure that a person who has successfully completed a food safety course that is approved by the local authority is working in the public eating establishment at all times when food is being prepared and served.  

(2) A local authority may require the operator of a food facility or other person who handles, processes, prepares, packages, sells or stores food to attend and successfully complete a food safety course that is approved by the local authority, if, in the opinion of the local authority, the food facility is operated in a manner that is injurious to or may endanger the public health. 

SECTION 7 – PERSONNEL  

7.1 Food Handler Training An operator of a public eating establishment shall ensure that employees are adequately trained to handle food safely. The operator of a public eating establishment shall ensure that a person who has successfully completed a course in food sanitation, approved by a public health officer, is working in the public eating establishment at all times when food is being prepared or served.  

Safe food handling practices should be reinforced regularly. 

Recommendation: Food handlers should be recertified every 5 years. 

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Saskatchewan:
Food safety Legislation