Food Safety Certification Class

Contact:  Renee Sweers, Human Sciences Specialist, Nutrition & Wellness rsweers@iastate.edu 712-276-2157
 
Spencer, IA-- Iowa State University Extension and Outreach- Clay County is offering a food safety training for food service managers Wednesday, October 28, at the Clay County Extension office in Spencer.
 
“Certification in ServSafe meets the Iowa Food Code requirements to have a certified food protection manager in all establishments,” said Renee Sweers, class instructor and ISU Extension and Outreach Nutrition and Wellness Specialist.  "We live in a time when food safety hazards and risks are prevalent. Serving safe food is mandatory. This eight-hour program aims to train food service professionals about food safety requirements and best practices to meet them.”
 
According to Sweers, the program is based on the National Restaurant Association’s ServSafetm certification program and the Iowa Food Code.  The class is beneficial for foodservice managers from all areas such as schools, restaurants, convenience stores, child care, senior meal sites and health care.  Participants will receive a copy of the ServSafetm Manager training manual and will take the ServSafetm certification exam.  
 
For more information about the program, contact ISU Extension and Outreach- Clay County, 712- 262-2264.

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