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A permit is required in order to operate a public or semi-public swimming pool, whirlpool or water fun park. It is valid for, one year only, and must be renewed annually. Public and semi-public pools are inspected up to three times each year for water quality and public safety and must operate in...
You must have a, provincial, licence to operate, construct or maintain any facility used to kill or process animals intended for human consumption. A veterinarian must inspect and approve all carcasses in the licensed facility before the meat can be offered for sale after processing. Any meat...
Personal services involve the piercing or penetrating of human skin. To ensure public safety, inspections occur at facilities that offer procedures such as tattooing and body piercing. Personal-service facilities in PEI do not require a licence, but are monitored to ensure appropriate sanitary...
All raw milk produced in Canada must be pasteurized in an approved pasteurizer before it can be sold to consumers. Provincially licensed milk processing facilities in PEI are thoroughly and routinely inspected in accordance with the, Public Health Act, Milk Processing Regulations . In addition,...
When test results show elevated levels of bacteria in drinking water, the Department of Health & Wellness or Environmental Health may issue a “boil-water advisory” (BWA). Environmental Health recommends that you limit water exposure and practice due diligence with personal hygiene and use...
Reporting an issue of suspected food poisoning to Environmental Health may help control a possible food-borne illness outbreak. When two or more people experience the same symptoms of illness from consuming the same food or drink, the event is called a food-borne outbreak. Environmental health...