Food Safety Certification, renewal courses offered
WORTHINGTON -- University of Minnesota Extension will offer two courses to help food service establishments meet the educational requirement for Certified Food Managers.
WORTHINGTON - University of Minnesota Extension will offer two courses to help food service establishments meet the educational requirement for Certified Food Managers.
The initial certification course, using the ServSafe curriculum, is from 9 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. April 15 at the Biotechnology Advancement Center, Worthington. The test is 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 April 1.
“Serve It Up Safely” is a four-hour renewal course for certified managers. Certified food managers need four hours of continuing education credits within three years of becoming certified. The “Serve It Up Safely” course is from 1 to 5 p.m. April 14 at the Biotechnology Advancement Center. Registration is due by March 31.
Both courses are available online. For more information, visit www.extension.umn.edu/food-safety or contact Connie Schwartau at firstname.lastname@example.org or (507) 337-2819.