Almost everyone living in Metro Vancouver eats in restaurants from time to time. Whether you go frequently or occasionally, almost all of us take the luxury of going to a restaurant for granted.
Have you ever thought about how that food gets to you? Between the storage, refrigeration, preparation, handling and cooking – a lot can go wrong.
Foodborne illnesses (commonly referred to as food poisoning) are a big problem. The procedures that restaurants take in the preparation of food can have a big impact on the likelihood that you leave their restaurant feeling fantastic, or feeling terrible. According to Environmental Services manager for Burnaby and New Westminster for Fraser Health, Gordon Stewart, many of these infractions are avoidable.