WISE NOTES FOR CONSUMERS

Food Protection Management courses offered

By Tanya Davis | Published Thursday, July 21, 2011

The Food Protection Management Training Program seeks to reduce the risk of food borne illness. Two classes pertaining to food safety will be offered by the Wise County Extension office during the month of August.

Food service employees can attend a two hour food handler’s class 2 to 4:30 p.m., Thursday, Aug. 4, at the Wise County Extension office in Decatur to learn more about good personal hygiene, cross contamination and time and temperature abuse. The registration fee is $20 and covers course materials and an official food handler card.

Food service managers can attend a one-day certification training 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Thursday, Aug. 11, (training) followed by the state exam at the Wise County Extension office in Decatur. The registration fee of $105 includes the course book and ServeSafe exam.

Registration deadline is Aug. 1 and is limited to the first 20 paid participants.

For questions concerning these classes, call (940) 627-3341 or come by Texas AgriLIfe Extension’s Wise County office, 206 S. State St. in Decatur.

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