Food Premises Inspection Reports
Every licensed food premises in PEI must be inspected annually to confirm its compliance with the minimum standards of the Public Health Act and Food Premises Regulations. Food-service operations subject to annual inspection include all sit-in and take-out restaurants, bakeries, grocery stores and markets, as well as food-service providers at special events. Results are updated within one week of the date of inspection.
Please do not interpret the status of an operation based on the results of one inspection. Up to three years of inspections (maximum 15 reports) are available. Please review the history of the food premises before arriving at any conclusion.
To find any food premises that has been issued a Warning, Health Order or Closure during a given period of time, search by date range at Food Premises Violation Warnings.
Following every inspection, the results are reported using the following categories:
- Satisfactory: The food premises has met the minimum standards set out in the regulations.
- Unsatisfactory - Re-inspection Required: The food premises has not met the minimum standards set out in the regulations; a follow-up inspection is required.
- Unsatisfactory - Warning Letter Required: A follow-up inspection reveals that the food premises has not corrected the item(s) previously noted on an inspection report. The follow-up inspection report will indicate that the inspection result is unsatisfactory, that a warning letter may be issued and that a further (second) follow-up inspection is required.
- Health Order: The Chief Public Health Officer will issue a written order if necessary to prevent, decrease the effect of or eliminate a condition that fails to meet a prescribed standard in relation to health, injury or illness.
- Closure: Immediate action against a food premises where an inspection finds that a condition(s) exists that places the health of the public in immediate danger.