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April 20, 2000
Toronto Public Health Releases Results of Week Seven of Restaurant Blitz
Toronto Public Health today released results of week seven of the restaurant
blitz, Monday April 10 to Friday April 14, 2000.

Of the 302 food premises inspected during week seven, 153 were in the downtown
blitz area and 149 were in the rest of the city. After initial inspection, 58
per cent of restaurants in the blitz area and 47 per cent of restaurants in the
rest of the city were not in full compliance and required the second
inspection. However, a total of 97 per cent of the food premises were in
compliance upon second inspection.

As a result of week seven inspections, one restaurant was closed and three
restaurants have charges pending. A full listing of food premises closed and
re-opened, as well as those with charges pending, are on the Toronto Public
Health home page on the City of Toronto Web site. Since the
blitz began at total of 24 food premises have been closed and 48 food premises
have been charged or have charges pending.

As part of the public consultation process, Toronto Public Health encourages
individuals and organizations to email their comments on access to inspection
information to
Comments can also be faxed to: Toronto Public Health, attention Food Disclosure
Group, 416-338-2257.

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