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Neighbors Growing Together | Dec 2, 2016

Registration continues for food safety training, certification class

Sep 28, 2016

Jefferson County ISU Extension and Outreach is offering ServSafe Food Safety Training certification for foodservice managers and workers from 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. Oct. 11.

The class will be taught by Sara Sprouse, a human sciences specialist in nutrition and wellness, with ISU Extension.

Topics will include: providing safe food; contamination and food allergens; the safe food handler; flow of food: purchasing, receiving, storage; flow of food: preparation and service; cleaning and sanitizing; pest management; facilities and equipment; and food safety management systems.

The class meets certified food protection manager requirements.

A photo ID is required to take the certification exam.

The class size is limited. The registration fee is $150.

Although signup for the class has officially ended, Stan Hughes, director of Jefferson County ISU Extension and Outreach, said Sprouse is still taking registrations.

For registration and information, call 800-262-0015 or visit the website http://goo.gl/XD7uQe or call the local Extension office at 472-4166.

Future ServSafe Food Safety Training programs are set for: Feb. 14, with a registration deadline of Jan. 24; May 9, with an April 18 registration deadline; Aug. 8, with a July 18 registration deadline; and Nov. 14, 2017, with an Oct. 24, 2017, registration deadline.

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