Resistance is futile: Inspection disclosure comes to Cornwall, Ontario

I’ve always thought eastern Ontario was a bit slow on the pick-up, but almost 15 years after Toronto introduced its red-yellow-green system of inspection disclosure, Cornwall, Ontario is following suit. system will require restaurant owners to hang a sign in their premises which alerts diners to whether or not they have met safe food-handling requirements, among other issues.

To increase the visibility of inspection reports, the EOHU has started distributing coloured signs to restaurants for public display.

The coloured signs indicate at a glance whether a restaurant or grocery store has received a “pass” (green sign), “conditional pass” (yellow sign) or “closed” (red sign) inspection report.

The new signage system is being rolled out starting with premises that prepare, process or handle food, and will progressively expand to all food premises, including grocery stores.