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Search Tips for Food Premises

Note: You may use more than one search option (A, B, C or D) at any one time in order to refine your search

The DineSafe Lambton website is designed to provide the public with easy-to-access information regarding inspections of designated Food Premises in the County of Lambton. The following guide explains the various ways in which the public may search for food safety inspection results in Lambton County:

A) Search by region/location:

  1. Select a specific region/location within the County of Lambton you wish to search.
  2. Click the Search button.

Optionally, you may also set another search criteria, such as First Letter, Keyword or Colour Rating.

B) Search using first letter:

  1. Select the first letter of the name of the establishment you wish to find. For example, if you want to find "McDonald's", you must select the letter "M" under this option.
  2. Click the Search button.

Optionally, you may enable additional filters such as Location, Keyword or Colour Rating.

C) Search by keyword:

  1. Enter the name of the food premises you wish to find. You may enter as many letters of the name as you wish, however you must enter at least 3 letters.
  2. Click the Search button.

If your search shows no results, try the following:

  • Check the spelling of the word(s) entered in the keyword search.
  • Check that the appropriate region has been selected.

Optionally, you may enable additional filters such as Location, First Letter or Colour Rating.

D) Search by sign colour:

If you would like to find all premises that have received a particular colour (Green, Yellow, or Red):

  1. Chose the appropriate sign colour you are interested in.
  2. Click the Search button.

Note that the search results will include all past inspections. Search results will display all establishments that have received the indicated colour, even though the latest result displayed may differ from the search parameter (i.e. a search for all yellow signs may display an establishment whose latest results were green, but whose past results include a yellow sign).

Optionally, you may enable additional filters such as Location, First Letter or Keyword.

In all instances, the above search controls operate as filters and can be combined in multiple ways.

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