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Food Defense Tabletop Exercise

Tabletop Exercise that involves key personnel discussing simulated scenarios in an informal setting. May be used to assess plans, policies, and procedures. Training exercise provides suggestions for preventive measures and various resources for developing food defense and emergency preparedness plans. Key concepts:

  • The “who, how, and why” of intentional contamination of school food supplies
  • How […]
2019-04-09T14:11:14-05:00June 7th, 2019|

Buy American U.S. Agriculture Supporting Healthy School Meals

This face-to-face training provides general concepts about the Buy American provisions when procuring food for federal school nutrition programs. This training does not replace information provided by current USDA policy memos or procedures determined by the State agency. This training is intended to provide knowledge for the stakeholders that can lead to their success in […]

2018-08-28T11:45:02-05:00February 13th, 2019|

Food Safety Basics

Developed for new school nutrition managers, employees, and substitute cooks – this training curriculum is designed to provide a basic understanding of food safety. The lesson content covers food safety and why it is important, methods for training school nutrition staff on food safety, how to prevent foodborne illness, and checklists to monitor food safety. […]

2018-05-21T16:09:16-05:00August 9th, 2018|