JCH&L to Host ServSafe® Food Handler Training

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.

For more information on the program, contact Lisa Edeal, RDN, LMNT, dietitian and JCH&L, at (402) 729-6846 or Amy Peterson, MS RD, Polk County Extension Educator, at (402) 747-2321.