ARCHIVED - Canadian Guidelines for Food Processing during Adverse Water Events

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Jurisdiction Responsible authority Acts and Regulations pertaining to water used in food processing Guidance Documents
Acts Regulations
British Columbia

Ministry of Health (Enforcement done by Health Authorities)

Drinking Water Protection Act

Health Act

Food Safety Act

Drinking Water Protection Regulation

Food Premises Regulations
- sec. 4(1)(e) and (f)

Meat Inspection Regulations
- sec. 9(1)(e)

 
Ministry of Agriculture and Lands Fish Inspection Act Fish Inspection Regulations - Schedule A, Part I, sec. 9  
Alberta

Alberta Health and Wellness

Alberta Environment
(licensing and monitoring of municipal water treatment systems)

Public Health Act

Food Regulation
- sec. 17(1)(f)

Nuisances and General Sanitation Regulation
Part 2
, sec. 11, 12, 13, 14, 15

Environmental Public Health Field manual for Private, Public and Communal Drinking Water Systems in Alberta - 2nd Edition 2004
Saskatchewan Saskatchewan Health The Public Health Act, 1994 (PDF version - 165 K) Food Safety Regulations under development (anticipated to include a section on potable water for processing)  
Saskatchewan Agriculture The Animal Products Act Dairy Manufacturing Plant Regulations
- sec. 17c)
 
Saskatchewan Environment    

Bacteriological Follow-up Protocol for Waterworks Regulated by Saskatchewan (PDF version - 561 K)

Removal of Precautionary Drinking Water Advisories/Emergency Boil Water Orders for Health Regulated Public Water Supplies (Technical Guideline No. 553)

Manitoba Health legislation
Programs administered by Health MOHs and Conservation PHIs
The Public Health Act - Sec. 28 (s)

The Food and Food Handling Establishment Regulations 339/88R
- sec. 5, 33(2), 11(1) & 37(h)

Water Supplies Regulation 330/88R
- sec. 3

(Regulations listed under the Public Health Act)

 
Water Stewardship
Legislation enforced by Drinking Water Officers, Conservation PHIs & Health MOHs
The Drinking Water Safety Act Under development  
Manitoba Agriculture, Food & Rural Initiatives The Dairy Act Dairy Regulation 203/87 Part 1, sec. 5  
Ontario Ministry of the Environment Safe Drinking Water Act, 2002
- sec. 10

Drinking Water Systems (O. Reg. 170/03)

Non-Residential and Non-Municipal Seasonal Residential Systems that do not Serve Designated Facilities (O. Reg. 252/05)

Ontario Drinking-Water Quality Standards (O. Reg. 169/03)

 
Ministry of Health and Long Term Care Health Protection and Promotion Act, 1990 Food Premises (RRO 562/90)
- sec. 20(1)(3), 31(1)
 
Liquor Control Board of Ontario Liquor Licence Act, 1990 (water referenced in definition of beer and wine)    
Liquor Control Board of Ontario Wine Content and Labelling Act, 2000 Content and Labelling of Wine (O. Reg 659/00)
- sec. 2(3)
 
Ministry of Agriculture, Food and Rural Affairs Food Safety and Quality Act, 2001 Meat (O. Reg. 31/05)
- sec. 23(3)
- Part V, sec. 32-41, 46(2)(ii), 50(1), 60(6)(b), 99(4)(l)
 
Milk Act, 1990 Milk and Milk Products (RRO 761/90)
- sec. 12(2)(m), 42(1)(d)
 
Livestock and Livestock Products Act, 1990 Processed Egg (RRO 726/90)
- sec. 12
 
Quebec

The following is a report of a project sponsored by Health Canada but submitted by an organization which is not subject to the Official Languages Act The material found here is therefore in the language used by the organization in question.

Ministère de l'Algriculture, des Pêcheries et de l'Alimentation du Québec (MAPAQ) (Centre québécois d'inspection des aliments et de santé animale)

The following is a report of a project sponsored by Health Canada but submitted by an organization which is not subject to the Official Languages Act The material found here is therefore in the language used by the organization in question.

Loi sur les produits alimentaires (L.R.Q. c. P - 29)

The following is a report of a project sponsored by Health Canada but submitted by an organization which is not subject to the Official Languages Act The material found here is therefore in the language used by the organization in question.

Règlements sur les aliments (R.R.Q., c. P-29, r. 1)

The following is a report of a project sponsored by Health Canada but submitted by an organization which is not subject to the Official Languages Act The material found here is therefore in the language used by the organization in question.

Brochure for food establishments: Que faire lors d'un avis d'ébullition d'eau de consommatio (PDF version - 64 K)

Boil water advisories

The following is a report of a project sponsored by Health Canada but submitted by an organization which is not subject to the Official Languages Act The material found here is therefore in the language used by the organization in question.

Lignes directrices et normes pour l'interprétation des résultats analytiques en microbiologie alimentaire (PDF version - 1090 K)

The following is a report of a project sponsored by Health Canada but submitted by an organization which is not subject to the Official Languages Act The material found here is therefore in the language used by the organization in question.

Ministère du Développement Durable, de l'Environnement et des Parcs

The following is a report of a project sponsored by Health Canada but submitted by an organization which is not subject to the Official Languages Act The material found here is therefore in the language used by the organization in question.

Loi sur la qualité de l'environnement (L.R.Q., c. Q-2)

The following is a report of a project sponsored by Health Canada but submitted by an organization which is not subject to the Official Languages Act The material found here is therefore in the language used by the organization in question.

Règlement sur la qualité de l'eau potable (R.R.q., c. Q-2, r. 18.1.1)

Règlement sur le captage de l'eau souterraine (R.R.Q., c. Q-2, r. 1.3)

The following is a report of a project sponsored by Health Canada but submitted by an organization which is not subject to the Official Languages Act The material found here is therefore in the language used by the organization in question.

Avis d'ébullition et avis de non-consommation émis par les exploitants des réseaux d'aqueduc municipaux et transmis au ministère du Développement durable, de l'Environnement et des Parcs

The following is a report of a project sponsored by Health Canada but submitted by an organization which is not subject to the Official Languages Act The material found here is therefore in the language used by the organization in question.

Règlement sur l'eau potable : Guide destiné aux établissements touristiques (restauration, hôtellerie, etc.) (PDF version - 1060 K)

The following is a report of a project sponsored by Health Canada but submitted by an organization which is not subject to the Official Languages Act The material found here is therefore in the language used by the organization in question.

Installations de production et de distribution d'eau potable

The following is a report of a project sponsored by Health Canada but submitted by an organization which is not subject to the Official Languages Act The material found here is therefore in the language used by the organization in question.

Procédure d'analyse des technologies de traitement en eau potable

New Brunswick Department of Health and Wellness Health Act Health Regulations 88-200
- sec. 12, 60, 121
Guidelines for Canadian Drinking Water Quality
Fish Inspection Act Fish Inspection Regulations 84-24
- sec. 21(1), Schedules A and B
- sec. 10(1), Schedule C
Nova Scotia Department of Agriculture Health Protection Act Food Safety Regulations
- sec. 19(2)(a)

- NS Food Code Sec 2.10 and 3.4

- Water used during a Boil Water Advisory

- Inspections of Food Service Establishments (FSE) / Licensed Daycares (LDC)

- Chart 1 for registered facilities & Chart 2 for unregistered facilities

- General information:

Department of Agriculture Meat Inspection Act Meat Inspection Regulations
- sec. 11(1), 26, 36(2)
 
P.E.I. Department of Environment & Energy Environmental Protection Act (PDF version - 746 K) Drinking Water & Wastewater Facility Operating Regulations Guidelines for Canadian Drinking Water Quality
Atlantic Canada Water Works Association     Atlantic Canada Guidelines for Supply, Treatment, Storage, Distribution and Operation of Drinking Water System s (PDF version - 420 K)
Department of Health Public Health Act
- sec. 7
  Guidelines for Canadian Drinking Water Quality
Newfoundland/Labrador Health and Community Services Food and Drug Act Food Premises Regulations
- sec. 9 (1)
 
Yukon10 Health & Social Services Public Health & Safety Act
- sec. 2(d), (m), (z)
Milk Regulations
- sec. 4(2), 10(2), 27(2)c), 28, 29, 31(2), 32, 46(2)
 
Energy, Mines & Resources Agricultural Products Act Meat Inspection & Abattoir Regulations
- sec. 15(1)
 
     

Guidelines for Canadian Drinking Water Quality

Canadian Ground Water Association's Guidelines for Water Well Construction

NWT Department of Health & Social Services (Stanton Territorial Health Authority) Public Health Act (PHA) Public Water Supply Regulations (pursuant to PHA)
Sec. 1

Guidelines For Canadian Drinking Water Quality

Food Retail and Food Services Regulation and Code (CFISIG)

Federal Canadian Food Inspection Agency Meat Inspection Act Meat Inspection Regulations
- Sec. 9, 20, 28, 34, 43, 46
Meat Hygiene Manual of Procedures
Chapter 3
Canadian Food Inspection Agency Fish Inspection Act Fish Inspection Regulations
Schedule 1; Sec. 14.(1), (2), (9) and (11)
 
Canadian Food Inspection Agency Canada Agricultural Products Act

Dairy Products Regulations
- sec. 11.1 (1)(k)

Egg Regulations
- sec. 8 (2)(k)

Processed Egg Regulations
- sec. 7 (2)(m)

Fresh Fruit and Vegetable Regulations
- sec. 3.1 (1)

Processed Products Regulations
- sec. 2, 3.2, 5)

Agriculture and Agri-Food Administrative Monetary Penalties Regulations
- sec. 3.2 and 3.3

Code of Practice for Minimally Processed Ready-to Eat Vegetables
Health Canada
(enforcement by CFIA)
Food and Drugs Act
- sec. 2 (definition of "food"), 4 and 7
   

10 The information applies to food processors over which the Yukon has regulatory responsibility. All other food processing in the Yukon is regulated by the Canadian Food Inspection Agency (CFIA).

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