Update for Market Vendors

Update for Market Vendors

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Schedule B Vendor Permits are no longer required. You will not need to renew your permit in 2018. Effective immediately, Nova Scotia Environment has removed the permit requirement based on consultation with stakeholders and the low food safety risk of Schedule B food products at Public Markets.

Please note:

  • Public market vendors, as well as Schedule B food products, may be audited under the authority of the NS Health Protection Act, if there is reason to believe a health hazard exists with the product.
  • Adhering to hygiene standards in the production, transportation, storage and sale of your food products is required.
  • Public Health Officers are available to provide advice regarding food products and may visit your vendor booth during regular Public Market inspections.
  • Public Health Officers may require testing of foods to ensure they meet the requirements of a Schedule B food product.
  • The sale of Schedule B foods at public

To view the original memo and view a list of contacts for our area and across the province, click here.

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