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Takin’ It to the Streets: Safe Food, Good Eats

Tuesday, February 28, 2017
World Trade Centre Winnipeg
9:30 am – 11:30 am

Presenters : Lori Roberts, Manitoba Health, Seniors and Active Living

Take advantage of Manitoba’s summer with a seasonal business such as a food truck or selling food products at a farmers’ market. Many people are interested in the possibilities that come from creating and operating a seasonal food business with locally grown and prepared products, yet are unsure of the health requirements to get there.

Attendee will learn the following:

1. General importance of food safety and the role of the Health Protection Unit
2. A better understanding of the process to obtain health approval to sell or serve food to the public, with a specific focus on seasonal food businesses
3. Review of various guidelines and requirements relating to farmers’ markets, mobile food service establishments, food pushcarts, food sampling and online food sales

Lori Roberts is a Certified Public Health Inspector with a Bachelor of Science in Environmental Science and a Bachelor of Technology in Environmental Health. She is a Regional Manager for the Health Protection Unit within Manitoba Health, Seniors and Active Living. She enjoys the opportunity to speak to the public and answer questions to help promote food safety and public health protection.

This seminar is available for remote participants via webinar (i.e. attend from your computer, tablet or smartphone). Please choose “Online” at registration. The day before the event, we will send you an email with the link to join the seminar online.

Online registration will close the day prior to the event. Past this deadline, please call 204-984-2272 to make arrangements to attend the seminar.

World Trade Centre Winnipeg
219 Provencher Blvd
Winnipeg, Manitoba

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