Newfoundland and Labrador Online Food Safety Training

The Newfoundland and Labrador Food Premise Regulation has laid out all of the detailed requirements for a food premise to ensure the prevention of health hazards such as food-borne illnesses. It provides you with the minimum requirements related to maintenance, temperature control, sanitizing, pest control, food handler hygiene and the numerous day-to-day responsibilities in which food handlers are involved in.

Public Health Inspectors use The Newfoundland and Labrador Food Premise Regulation during their inspections.


Who Should Take This Food Handler Certificate Course In Newfoundland and Labrador?

In Newfoundland and Labrador, every food premise must have an employee who has a valid food handler certificate on shift.

Probe It Food Safety offers an accepted Food Handlers Certificate that is government approved. Our Food Handler Certificates are valid for 5 years in Newfoundland and Labrador and across Canada.


Our Course in Newfoundland and Labrador

PowerPoint slides and long static videos are not only very dull and boring, but are also ineffective. This is why we have released food safety courses using the latest and greatest learning technology. Our new way to learn is interactive, easy, and fun. Probe It’s accurate course demos show you just how engaging and entertaining our courses are – so you know the food handling certification course will be worth your time.


Newfoundland and Labrador Food Safety Inspections

Regional, municipal and provincial health authorities monitor food safety across Newfoundland and Labrador. Health Inspectors can be expected to visit your business before you open for business and then every four to six months after during operation.

Inspectors may ask to see employee Newfoundland and Labrador Food Handler Certificates and the business Food Safety Plan.

Along with this, they have the authority to:

Come to your business without prior notice

Examine any areas and equipment in your business

Obtain samples of food or food contaminants

Issue warning notices and fines

Close your business immediately


What do the Newfoundland and Labrador Regulations say about Food Handlers Certificate?

A change to the Food Premise Regulation coming into effective September 1, 2020, requires certain food premises to have trained food handlers on-site.

There must be at least one person on-site who has taken food safety training in all public or commercial food premises while the premise is in operation.

What Should I Do?

EXPERT ADVICE: It is important that you and your entire staff get certified. This is recommended by all health inspectors and the health departments. By completing a Food Handler Certification course you can rest assured that you and your establishment are never the cause of food-borne illnesses or health hazards.

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Your business can experience harsh consequences if you or your employees ignore food safety certification. =

What Happens If I Don’t Get The Food Handlers Certificate?

50% more likely for food-borne illnesses to occur

Twice as likely to fail health inspections

Suspended/revoked Food Establishment license

Business closures (temporary or permanent)

Financial penalties (up to thousands of dollars)

Legal consequences (charges and prosecution)

Seizure and destruction of inventory

Bad publicity

Our Food Handler Certificate will be valid for 5 years in Newfoundland and Labrador and across Canada.



The development of our food handlers certificate training course has been handled by certified Canada Certified Public Health Inspectors. Their management ensures our course material and training remain up to date, compliant, and will be accepted and recognized by all employers in Newfoundland and Labrador and across Canada.

We guarantee that our food safety course certificate will be valid for five years anywhere in Canada. Our course doesn't have any hidden fees, and is available 100% online.