Food safety certification offered in Sac City

SAC CITY — Iowa State University Extension and Outreach — Sac County is offering a food safety training for food service managers on Nov. 11, at ISU Extension and Outreach in Sac City.

“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 trains 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 ServSafe 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.


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