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Food safety courses offered

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

ServSafe will be from 9 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. May 19 in the Farmers Room at the Nobles County Government Center, Worthington, with the test following at 4:30 p.m. Participants must attend all day to be eligible to take the certification exam. This course includes information about safe food preparation, handling, sanitation and prevention of foodborne illnesses. Registration is required by May 5.

Serve It Up Safely, a four-hour renewal course for certified managers, will be from 1 to 5 p.m. May 18 at the Nobles County Government Center. Registration is due by May 4.

Both courses are also available on-line. For more information, visit www.extension.umn. edu/foodsafety or contact Connie Schwartau at or (507) 337-2819.