Memos and Bulletins
Public Comments For concerns about food product safety in retail stores refer to Canadian Food Inspection Agency.
Agency and Service Names
Alternate Name Public Health
Contact Information
Office Phone Mon-Sun 24 hours 3-1-1 or 905-825-6000
Toll Free Phone 1-866-442-5688 (1-866-4HALTON)
TDD Phone 905-827-9833
Fax 905-825-8797
Social Media Facebook Facebook, RSS RSS, Twitter Twitter
Primary Contact Nic Tymoszewicz, Acting Manager, Food Safety
Agency Information
Legal Status (20) Regional Government
Primary Executive Dr Hamidah Meghani, Medical Officer of Health
Alternate Executive Dimitra Kasimos, Acting Director, Healthy Environments and Communicable Disease
Funding Regional / Municipal
Service Information
Description (Service) Food poisoning cases, complaints and food recalls are investigated by Public Health Inspectors and food premises such as restaurants, day care centres and institutions are inspected regularly.  
* conducts surveillance and inspections of food premises that sell or serve prepared food to the public to ensure regulatory standards are being met 
* responds to reports of food-borne illnesses or outbreaks, unsafe food handling practices, food recalls, adulteration and consumer complaints 
* liaises with special event coordinators and food vendors to ensure adherence to safe food handling practices 
* provides information, support, and food handler training and certification for businesses and the public on how to handle food safely. 
* maintains Dinewise, a public website that discloses food safety inspection results
Hours Mon-Fri 8:30 am-4:30 pm
Areas Served Halton Region
Eligibility No restrictions
Application Not applicable
Languages English
Fees Service - for some services
Site Information
Located In Community North Oakville
Address & Map
Halton Regional Administration Centre
1151 Bronte Rd
Oakville, ON L6M 3L1
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Intersection Bronte Rd and QEW
Mailing Address c/o Halton Region Health Department
Accessibility Fully Accessible
Taxonomy and Classification
Service Categories Consumer Safety Standards ; Food Facility Licensing ; Public Health Advisories

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