FAIRBURY – All area food service personnel have been invited to participate in a ServSafe® Food Handler Program hosted by Jefferson Community Health & Life on March 6 and 7. The cost is $20 per participant. Participants will attend either Monday, March 6, from 1:30 p.m. to 5:30 p.m. or Tuesday, March 7, form 8:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.
The course will include many aspects of food safety, including what foodborne illness is; how food can become unsafe; proper hygiene; deliveries; storing, thawing, cooking, serving and reheating; and cleaning and sanitizing. The course will be instructed by Amy Peterson, MS RD, extension educator in Polk County.