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Food certification, renewal course set

MARSHALL -- University of Minnesota Extension will offer courses to help food service establishments meet the educational requirement for Certified Food Managers.

ServSafe, will be offered from 9 a.m. to 4:30 p.m., Aug. 17 at the SW/WC Service Cooperatives in Marshall.

Participants must attend the entire session to be eligible to take the certification exam at 4:30 p.m.

This course includes information about safe food preparation, handling, sanitation and prevention of foodborne illnesses.

Registration is required by Aug. 3.

Serve It Up Safely is a renewal course for certified managers. Certified Food Managers need four hours of continuing education credits within three years of becoming certified.

The course will be from 1 to 5 p.m. Aug. 16 at the SW/WC Service Cooperatives, Marshall. Registration is due Aug. 2.

The classes are also available on-line. For more information, visit or contact Connie Schwartau at or phone (507) 337-2819.