Food Safety in Schools
January 3, 2020
Food Safety in Schools is the updated version of Serving It Safe, 4th Edition which was renamed to clarify the target audience of the training. It is designed to provide school nutrition employees with up-to-date information on food safety. This training contains lessons and activities which allow participants to be actively involved in learning the food safety concepts needed to prepare and serve food safely and to keep school nutrition facilities safe and sanitary. The chapters cover topics such as: food safety, prevention of foodborne illness, basics of microorganisms, how to keep a clean and sanitary school nutrition facility, process for foodborne illness prevention, and food safety programs in schools.
This course qualifies for SNA core course certification level 1.
Food safety is the responsibility of every person in school nutrition programs. Every action has the potential to impact the safety of the food, whether during purchasing, storing, preparing, holding, serving, or cleaning. This comprehensive food safety training course provides guidance for school nutrition professionals to assure the preparation and service of safe food and how to manage a safe and sanitary school nutrition operation. Lesson topics:
- Food Safety is Top Priority
- Prevent Foodborne Illness: Understanding Microorganisms
- Basic Facts About Microorganisms
- A Clean and Sanitary School Nutrition Facility
- A Process for Preventing Foodborne Illness
- Food Safety Programs in Schools