Food and your health

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Access to safe food and drinking water is fundamental to a fair and just food system, and to the health of Vancouverites.

Find out how the City of Vancouver and other organizations work together to keep food systems and Vancouver's drinking water supply safe.

Taking care of your health

Food safety

Vancouver Coastal Health (VCH) is responsible for inspecting the city's restaurants to ensure that your food is being prepared in safe, sanitary conditions. Learn more, and read VCH's inspection reports.

Safe drinking water

As part of Greenest City 2020, Council will supply Vancouver residents with the cleanest drinking water of any city in the world.