11/22/2012 11:38 EST | Updated 01/22/2013 05:12 EST

Newfoundland and Labrador starts posting restaurant inspections online

ST. JOHN'S, N.L. - People dining out in Newfoundland and Labrador can now see restaurant inspections online.

The provincial government says reports from April 1, 2012, onwards are available on the Service NL website.

The government says reports are usually posted by inspectors on a monthly basis.

The Canadian Restaurant and Foodservices Association says it welcomes the change because it marks a step forward for restaurants.