April 6, 2009

York Region reminds residents to make food safety a priority during the Easter and Passover season


NEWMARKET – As preparation for Easter and Passover celebrations fast approaches, The Regional Municipality of York reminds residents to take the proper food safety precautions when preparing food for their families and guests.


Food safety tips to keep in mind include:



When decorating and dying Easter eggs this year, keep the following tips in mind:



For more information on food safety or any other health-related topic, please contact York Region Health Connection at 1-800-361-5653.


For more information on The Regional Municipality of York, please visit www.york.ca


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Media Contact:           Jennifer Mitchell-Emmerson, Community and Health Services, York Region

Phone: 905 830-4444 Ext. 4016 / After-hours Cell: 905 251-5553

                        Email: jennifer.mitchellemmerson@york.ca

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